The Bodyguard is a hit stage musical based on the 1992 Oscar nominated movie that starred Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner. The stage show premiered in London in 2012, and was nominated for four Olivier Awards. It’s played to over 3.6 million people in 15 countries.
The story followed a former secret service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer, who is hired to protect Rachel Marron. Both want to be in charge. But do they want to fall in love?
The score is simply incredible. It includes One Moment in Time, Saving All My Love, Run to You, I Wanna Dance with Somebody and I Will Always Love You.
Producers Michael Harrison and David Ian are taking the show on another incredible UK tour! It will star X Factor star Alexandra Burke as Rachel Marron and Ben Lewis as Frank Farmer. Emmy Willow will star as Nicki Marro and Neil Reidman as Bill Devaney.
Alexandra Burke has starred in the West End show and the tour. She’s had chart success following her X Factor win too.
Ben Lewis has most recently played Larry in Company in the West End, but has previously starred in The Phantom of the Opera and Forbidden Broadway.
The rest of the cast also have an impressive range of West End credits. With the show containing so many big numbers they need a fantastic cast to bring them to life. And it looks like the show is absolutely packed full of stars.
The Bodyguard comes to the Alhambra Theatre, Bradford, on 26th November to 7th December. Don’t miss it!