My Top 5 – Shows to See – Barry Burnett

Barry Burnett of Burnett Crowther Ltd, renowned theatrical agent to stars including Barbara Windsor, Penelope Keith, Patrick Mower and Wayne Sleep gives us his top shows to look out for this Autumn/Winter in the West End and on Broadway

imgres 1 The Book of Mormon – The funniest most irreverent and rude show on both sides of the Atlantic.


images2 A Delicate Balance – The brilliant Edward Albee play with top notch cast on Broadway, Glenn Close John Lithgow F Murray Abraham Lindsay Duncan and three time Olivier winner Claire Higgins.


3 The River – The long awaited Broadway return of Hugh Jackman, sold out before it even starts.


4 The London return of CIty Of Angels at The Donmar Warehouse, one of the cleverest and witty of all Tony award winning musicals with all star cast of West End performers.


5 Beverley Knight returns to the West End after wowing audiences in The Bodyguard, now in the Tony award wing musical Memphis at the Shaftesbury.

And a couple of extras that couldn’t be left out:


December sees the return of Cats to The Palladium, originally one of the longest running shows of all time both here and New York.



The wonderful Kristen Scott Thomas returns to London in Electra which should bring her a stack of acting nominations.


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