The hit production which has recently announced its return to the West End, continues on its UK tour, arriving at the New Victoria Theatre from the 29th March to the 9th April. 

Alexandra Burke in THE BODYGUARD . Photo by Uli Weber.jpg
Alexandra Burke in The Bodyguard. Photograph by Uli Weber.

Starring Alexandra Burke and based on the hit film starring Whitney Houston, the musical features all of Houston’s biggest hits including: Saving All My Love, One Moment in Time and the iconic I Will Always Love You. 

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.

During its run in the West End, the musical was nominated for four Olivier Awards including Best New Musical and Best Set Design and won Best New Musical at the WhatsOnStage Awards.

Alexandra Burke takes on the role of Rachel Marron. She rose to fame after winning the fifth series of  X Factor, going on to sell over one million copies of her debut single Hallelujah.  

While Burke will be performing at all the evening performances, at the matinee performances the role of Rachel will be played by Zoe Birkett, whose previous credits include the West End productions of Priscilla Queen of the Desert and Thriller Live.

Thea Sharrock’s production of the Oscar nominated film originally opened at the Adelphi Theatre in 2012, where it opened to great acclaim with Heather Headley as Rachel Marron In 2013 Beverley Knight joined the cast and took over the lead role. Alexandra Burke followed Knight as Rachel Marron in June 2014 who continues to play the role in the show’s UK and Ireland sell-out tour which completes its hit run in June this year.

The Bodyguard: The Musical will run at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking from the 29th March until the 9th April. To book tickets visit ATG tickets 

 

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