About The Bodyguard
Based on the smash hit film which starred Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston, a new musical version of The Bodyguard at Adelphi Theatre has wowed London's critics and audiences alike.
★★★★ Daily Mail
★★★★ The Independent
★★★★ The Times
In The Bodyguard, 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 romantic thriller, The Bodyguard songs will include Queen of the Night, So Emotional, One Moment in Time, Saving All My Love, I'm Your Baby Tonight, Run to You, I Have Nothing, How Will I Know, I Wanna Dance With Somebody and of course I Will Always Love You.
The cast of The Bodyguard is currently led by Beverley Knight in her West End debut as Rachel Marron, with Tristan Gemmill as Frank Farmer.
Three times nominated for Best Female at the Brit Awards and twice nominated for the Mercury Music Prize, Beverley Knight has sold over a million albums in the UK since releasing her debut album in 1995. She has shared the stage with stars including Prince and Stevie Wonder and performed at the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic Games.
Best-known for his television role as Casualty’s Dr Adam Trueman, Tristan Gemmill’s stage credits include A Streetcar Named Desire at Theatre Clwyd and Dangerous Corner for Chichester Festival Theatre.
Based on the 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, The Bodyguard musical is directed by the award-winning Thea Sharrock (Sunshine Boys, Equus, The Misanthrope).
Beverley Knight is scheduled to appear at all performances except the following: All Wednesday matinees, All Saturday matinees
Plus the following dates: 13 to 21 January 2014, 24 February 2014, 27-28 February 2014, 11 & 12 March, Monday 24 March, Wednesday 9 April - Monday 14 April, Monday 19 May. Joelle Moses will replace Beverley Knight at most of these
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Beverley Knight is NOT scheduled to perform at Wednesday or Saturday matinees, including any revised matinee performances or at any performances after 31 May 2014. She is currently scheduled to appear at all evening performances until 31 May 2014 excluding Mon 13 – Tue 21 January 2014 inclusive, Mon 24 February 2014 and Thu 27 – Fri 28 February 2014 inclusive, Mon 10 – Tue 11 March 2014 inclusive, Mon 24 March 2014, Wed 9 April – Mon 14th April 2014 inclusive, and Mon 19 May 2014.