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The Bodyguard announces new UK & Ireland tour

The Bodyguard announces new UK & Ireland tour
Written by Lewis Wilson

The Bodyguard has announced its embarking on a UK & Ireland tour! The the award-winning international smash hit musical will be opening at Glasgow King’s Theatre on 28th January 2023.

The production will then go on to visit Bradford, Sunderland, Edinburgh and Stoke. Then to Wimbledon, Liverpool, Dartford and Manchester. Also visiting, Leicester, Cardiff, Aberdeen and Wolverhampton. Additionally, Bromley, Southend, Milton Keynes and Leeds. Lastly, Llandudno, Plymouth and Bristol.

The Bodyguard is based on the film of the same name starring Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner. The show follows a former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer, who 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 romantic thriller, The Bodyguard features a 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’, ‘I Wanna Dance with Somebody’ and one of the biggest hit songs of all time – ‘I Will Always Love You’.

The Bodyguard, directed by Thea Sharrock has a book by Oscar winning Alex Dinelaris. The production had its world premiere at the Adelphi Theatre in 2012, where it was nominated for four Olivier Awards. The show has played to over 3.6 million people in 15 countries and 45 US cities.

Further dates and casting will announce soon.

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