The Bodyguard

Tue 23 Jul – Sat 3 Aug 2019

CASTING ANNOUNCEMENT: Alexandra Burke as Rachel Marron.*

Also starring: Benoît Maréchal (BBC 4’s The Spiral) as Frank Farmer, Micha Richardson (national tours of Legally Blonde, Fame and Mamma Mia!) as Nicki Marron, Peter Landi (National Theatre’s This House) as Bill Devaney, Craig Berry (Mamma Mia!, Cats) as Tony, Gary Turner (Emmerdale, Hollyoaks) as Sy Spector, Phil Atkinson (Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat) as The Stalker and Simon Cotton (A Clockwork Orange) as Ray Court. At certain performances the role of Rachel Marron will be played by Carole Stennett (The Lion King).

The international, award-winning smash-hit musical based on the blockbuster film, The Bodyguard is back! Following her triumphant West End run and sell-out UK Tour, Alexandra Burke* returns to the role of Rachel Marron.

Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer, is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker. Each expects to be in charge – what they don’t expect is to fall in love.

A ‘BRILLIANT!’ (The Times), breathtakingly romantic thriller, The Bodyguard features a whole host of irresistible classics including Queen of the Night, So Emotional, One Moment in Time, Saving All My Love, Run to You, I Have Nothing, Greatest Love Of All, Million Dollar Bill, I Wanna Dance With Somebody and one of the greatest hit songs of all time – I Will Always Love You.

Alexandra Burke returns to the role of Rachel Marron* following her triumphant run in the show in both the West End and the subsequent sell out 2015/2016 tour. She first rose to fame after winning the fifth series of The X Factor and her debut number one single Hallelujah sold over one million copies in the UK, a first for a British female soloist. She most recently appeared as Svetlana in Chess at the London Coliseum and can currently be seen as Roxie in Chicago at the West End’s Phoenix Theatre. Last year she reached the final of Strictly Come Dancing. Her other theatre credits include Deloris Van Cartier in the national tour of the musical Sister Act.

* Alexandra Burke will perform the role of ‘Rachel Marron’ at all evening performances only. The producers of The Bodyguard cannot guarantee the appearance of any particular artist, which is always subject to illness and holidays. Please check website for full performance schedule.

Tickets from £22.50

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