The Bodyguard musical is back for a brand new UK and Ireland tour in 2023 – here’s all you need to know.
From the new The Bodyguard tour cast to all the upcoming dates and venues, this is your guide to the show on the road.
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.
The Bodyguard features a host of iconic songs recorded by Whitney Houston 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 I Will Always Love You.
The Bodyguard tour dates and venues
27 November 2023 - 2 December 2023
4 December 2023 - 30 December 2023
2 January 2024 - 6 January 2024
Meet the The Bodyguard tour cast!
Leading the current cast are multi-platinum Australian recording artist Emily Williams as Rachel Marron and Emmerdale and Hollyoaks star Ayden Callaghan as Frank Farmer. The pair are scheduled to perform up to 2 September in Norwich.
Joining them are Emily-Mae as Nicki Marron, John Macaulay as Bill Devaney, Graham Elwell as Tony, James Groom as Sy Spector, Marios Nicolaides as Stalker and Phil Atkinson as Ray Court. The role of Fletcher will be shared by Ryo Appadu, Kaylen Luke, Manasseh Mapira and Sam Stephens.
The current cast is completed by Alexandros Beshonges, Kayne Gordon, Jack Hardwick, James-Lee Harris, Kalisha Johnson, Samantha Mbolekwa, Liam Morris, Abbie Quinnen, Charlotte Scally, Yiota Theo and Marco Venturini.
Based on Lawrence Kasdan’s 1992 Oscar nominated Warner Bros. movie starring Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner, The Bodyguard is directed by Thea Sharrock with book by Oscar winning Alex Dinelaris.
Michael Harrison and David Ian are producers of the new tour.