Starring Pussycat Doll, and multi-platinum Grammy nominated MELODY THORNTON* as Rachel Marron and AYDEN CALLAGHAN (Emmerdale, Hollyoaks) as Frank Farmer.

"The runaway gold-plated musical hit"

Daily Mail

"THE HOTTEST TICKET IN TOWN"

Sunday Mirror

"Exciting, thrilling, uplifting, moving – The Bodyguard is a truly exceptional show!"

Southern Daily Echo

"Slick, Sassy and So Emotional, The Bodyguard is a hit!"

Magic FM

"The runaway gold-plated musical hit"

Daily Mail

"THE HOTTEST TICKET IN TOWN"

Sunday Mirror

The international, award-winning smash-hit musical THE BODYGUARD is back! Starring Pussycat Doll, and multi-platinum Grammy nominated MELODY THORNTON* as Rachel Marron and AYDEN CALLAGHAN (Emmerdale, Hollyoaks) as Frank Farmer.

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.

TOUR DATES

GLASGOW

KING'S THEATRE

SAT 28 JAN - SAT 4 FEB 2023

Starring MELODY THORNTON* as Rachel Marron and AYDEN CALLAGHAN as Frank Farmer

BRADFORD

ALHAMBRA THEATRE

TUE 7 - SAT 11 FEB 2023

Starring MELODY THORNTON* as Rachel Marron and AYDEN CALLAGHAN as Frank Farmer

SUNDERLAND

SUNDERLAND EMPIRE

MON 13 - SAT 18 FEB 2023

Starring MELODY THORNTON* as Rachel Marron and AYDEN CALLAGHAN as Frank Farmer

EDINBURGH

PLAYHOUSE THEATRE

MON 20 - SAT 25 FEB 2023

Starring MELODY THORNTON* as Rachel Marron and AYDEN CALLAGHAN as Frank Farmer

STOKE-ON-TRENT

REGENT THEATRE

MON 27 FEB - SAT 4 MAR 2023

Starring MELODY THORNTON* as Rachel Marron and AYDEN CALLAGHAN as Frank Farmer

WIMBLEDON

NEW WIMBLEDON THEATRE

MON 6 - SAT 11 MAR 2023

Starring MELODY THORNTON* as Rachel Marron and AYDEN CALLAGHAN as Frank Farmer

LIVERPOOL

LIVERPOOL EMPIRE

MON 20 - SAT 25 MAR 2023

Starring MELODY THORNTON* as Rachel Marron and AYDEN CALLAGHAN as Frank Farmer

DARTFORD

THE ORCHARD THEATRE

MON 27 MAR - SAT 1 APR 2023

Starring MELODY THORNTON* as Rachel Marron and AYDEN CALLAGHAN as Frank Farmer

MANCHESTER

PALACE THEATRE

MON 3 - SAT 15 APR 2023

Starring MELODY THORNTON* as Rachel Marron and AYDEN CALLAGHAN as Frank Farmer

LEICESTER

CURVE THEATRE

MON 17 - SAT 22 APR 2023

Starring MELODY THORNTON* as Rachel Marron and AYDEN CALLAGHAN as Frank Farmer

CARDIFF

WALES MILLENNIUM CENTRE

MON 24 - SAT 29 APR 2023

Starring MELODY THORNTON* as Rachel Marron and AYDEN CALLAGHAN as Frank Farmer

ABERDEEN

HIS MAJESTY'S THEATRE

TUE 2 - SAT 6 MAY 2023

Starring MELODY THORNTON* as Rachel Marron and AYDEN CALLAGHAN as Frank Farmer

WOLVERHAMPTON

GRAND THEATRE

TUE 9 - SAT 13 MAY 2023

Starring MELODY THORNTON* as Rachel Marron and AYDEN CALLAGHAN as Frank Farmer

BROMLEY

CHURCHILL THEATRE

MON 15 - SAT 20 MAY 2023

Starring MELODY THORNTON* as Rachel Marron and AYDEN CALLAGHAN as Frank Farmer

SOUTHEND

CLIFFS PAVILION

TUE 23 - SAT 27 MAY 2023

Starring MELODY THORNTON* as Rachel Marron and AYDEN CALLAGHAN as Frank Farmer

MILTON KEYNES

MILTON KEYNES THEATRE

MON 29 MAY - SAT 3 JUN 2023

Starring MELODY THORNTON* as Rachel Marron and AYDEN CALLAGHAN as Frank Farmer

LEEDS

GRAND THEATRE

MON 12 - SAT 17 JUN 2023

Starring MELODY THORNTON* as Rachel Marron and AYDEN CALLAGHAN as Frank Farmer

LLANDUDNO

VENUE CYMRU

MON 19 - SAT 24 JUN 2023

Starring MELODY THORNTON* as Rachel Marron and AYDEN CALLAGHAN as Frank Farmer

PLYMOUTH

THEATRE ROYAL

MON 26 JUN - SAT 1 JUL 2023

Starring MELODY THORNTON* as Rachel Marron and AYDEN CALLAGHAN as Frank Farmer

NOTTINGHAM

THEATRE ROYAL

MON 3 - SAT 8 JUL 2023

Starring MELODY THORNTON* as Rachel Marron and AYDEN CALLAGHAN as Frank Farmer

HULL

NEW THEATRE

MON 10 - SAT 15 JUL 2023

Starring MELODY THORNTON* as Rachel Marron and AYDEN CALLAGHAN as Frank Farmer

BRISTOL

BRISTOL HIPPODROME

MON 17 - SAT 22 JUL 2023

Starring MELODY THORNTON* as Rachel Marron and AYDEN CALLAGHAN as Frank Farmer

Crawley

Hawth Theatre

MON 24 - SAT 29 JUL 2023

Further casting to be announced

Bournemouth

Bournemouth Pavilion

MON 7 AUG - SAT 12 AUG 2023

Further casting to be announced

NEWCASTLE

THEATRE ROYAL

TUE 15 AUG - SAT 19 AUG 2023

Further casting to be announced

Cheltenham

Everyman Theatre

MON 21 – SAT 26 AUG 2023

Further casting to be announced

NORWICH

THEATRE ROYAL

MON 28 AUG - SAT 2 SEP 2023

Further casting to be announced

DUBLIN

BORD GÁIS ENERGY THEATRE

MON 18 - SAT 23 SEP 2023

Further casting to be announced

Belfast

Grand Opera House

MON 25 – SAT 30 SEP 2023

Further casting to be announced

EASTBOURNE

CONGRESS THEATRE

Mon 16 – Sat 21 Oct 2023

Further casting to be announced

WOKING

New Victoria Theatre

Mon 23 – Sat 28 Oct 2023

Further casting to be announced

SOUTHAMPTON

Mayflower Theatre

Mon 30 Oct – Sat 4 Nov 2023

Further casting to be announced

TRURO

Hall of Cornwall

Tue 14 Nov – Sat 18 Nov 2023

Further casting to be announced

Oxford

New Theatre

Mon 27 Nov – Sat 2 Dec 2023

Further casting to be announced

Birmingham

The Alexandra

Mon 4 – Sat 30 Dec 2023

Further casting to be announced

Cast

Melody Thornton

Rachel Marron

Ayden Callaghan

Frank Farmer

Emily-Mae

Nicki Marron

Samantha Mbolekwa

Ensemble / Alternate Rachel Marron

James Groom

Sy Spector

John Macaulay

Bill Devaney

Graham Elwell

Tony

Marios Nicolaides

The Stalker

Fergal Coghlan

Ray Court

Kaylenn Aires Fonseca

Fletcher

Frankie Keita

Fletcher

Reneo Kusi-Appauh

Fletcher

Iesa Miller

Fletcher

Alexandros Beshonges

Ensemble

Kayne Gordon

Ensemble

Jack Hardwick

Ensemble

James-Lee Haris

Swing / Dance Captain

Kalisha Johnson

Ensemble

Kellie Rhianne

Ensemble

Oliver Roll

Swing

Charlotte Scally

Swing

Emma Jane Smith

Ensemble

Yiota Theo

Swing

Marco Venturini

Swing


Creative

Lawrence Kasdan

Screenplay

Alexander Dinelaris

Book

Thea Sharrock

Director

Tim Hatley

Set & Costume Designer

Karen Bruce

Choreographer

Chris Egan

Orchestrations & Additional Music

Frank Thompson

Associate Director

Jason Capewell

Associate Director

Richard Beadle

Musical Supervisor

Mark Henderson

Lighting Designer

Richard Brooker

Sound Designer

Duncan McLean

Video Designer

Patrick Molony

Production Manager

Stuart ‘Stacy’ Cross

Associate Lighting Designer and Programmer

Kelsh Buckman-Drage

Associate Sound Designer

Ross Edwards

Associate Designer

Matthew Wesley

Assistant to Choreographer

Campbell Young Associates

Hair, Wigs & Make-up Design

Jack Galloway

Costume Supervisor

Lizzie Frankl

Proper Supervisor

Beth Eden

Adult Casting Director

Debbie O’Brien

Casting Director

Sam Hall

Musical Director

Mark Hedges

Resident Director

Karen Pinkus

Children's Director

Stephen Hill

for Musicians UK Ltd – Orchestral Management

Michael Harrison

Producer

David Ian

Producer