About The Show

Former Secret Service agent, 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...

THE BODYGUARD, based on the smash-hit film which starred Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston, is currently wowing audiences at the Adelphi Theatre in London's West End. Multi-award-winning recording artist Beverley Knight* stars as Rachel Marron until 31 May 2014. From 2 June 2014 three-time Brit nominee and X-Factor winner, Alexandra Burke*, will take over the role. Tristan Gemmill (Casualty, London’s Burning) plays Rachel’s bodyguard, Frank Farmer. This breathtaking romantic thriller features a whole host of irresistible classics, including One Moment in Time, I Wanna Dance with Somebody and, of course, the legendary I Will Always Love You.

Based on the Warner Bros. film written by the acclaimed, Oscar-nominated screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan (Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Big Chill, The Empire Strikes Back), with a book by Drama Desk Award-nominated Alexander Dinelaris, this extraordinary new production of THE BODYGUARD is directed by the award-winning Thea Sharrock (Sunshine Boys, Equus, The Misanthrope).

Designs are by the award-winning Tim Hatley (Betty Blue Eyes, Private Lives, Spamalot) alongside choreography by Arthur Pita (English National Opera, Royal Opera House, Young Vic), orchestrations by Chris Egan (Crazy For You, End Of The Rainbow, Grease), musical supervision by Mike Dixon (Never Forget, We Will Rock You), lighting by Mark Henderson (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Sound of Music, West Side Story), sound by Richard Brooker (Chess, A Christmas Carol, Jesus Christ Superstar) and video designs by Duncan McLean (Shrek, Evita, All New People).

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*Beverley Knight is scheduled to appear until 31 May 2014. Alexandra Burke is scheduled to appear from 2 June 2014.
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