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The Bodyguard 2019 UK tour tickets, cast, dates and venues

All about the 2019 The Bodyguard tour in the UK

The Bodyguard musical is hitting the road for a UK tour in 2019 and 2020 – here’s all you need to know.


From the 2019 The Bodyguard tour cast to all the upcoming dates and venues, this is your guide to the show on the road.

Based on the 1992 film of the same name, The Bodyguard features the music of Whitney Houston who starred in the original movie.

The musical tells the story of a former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer, who is hired to protect superstar singer Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker. Each expects to be in charge – what they don’t expect is to fall in love.

The Bodyguard tour cast 2019

The Bodyguard UK tour cast is led by Alexandra Burke as Rachel Marron at select performances. Burke will perform the role at evening performances only and is currently not scheduled to perform Monday 23, Thursday 26 or Friday 27 December, 7.30pm shows. Jennie Shallow will play the role of Alternate Rachel Marron.

Joining Burke are Ben Lewis as Frank Farmer, Emmy Willow as Nicki Marron and Neil Reidman as Bill Devaney. Continuing in the show will be Craig Berry as Tony, Gary Turner as Sy Spector, Phil Atkinson as The Stalker and Simon Cotton as Ray Court. At certain performances the role of Rachel Marron will be played by Jennlee Shallow.

Making up the ensemble Rosie Cava-Beale, Myles Cork, Jaime Cox, Kerry Crozier, Sia Dauda, Gustav Die, Chris Edgerley, James Lee Harris, Holly Liburd, Natalie Jayne Hall, Jack Loy, Helen Parsons, Daniil Shmidt, Jessica Simmons, Yiota Theo and Michael Wade Peters.

The Bodyguard tour dates and venues

Dates for the The Bodyguard UK tour started earlier in 2019 and is due to conclude in February 2020 in Birmingham.

Sunderland Empire
12-23 November 2019
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Bradford, The Alhambra Theatre
26 November – 7 December 2019
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Manchester, Palace Theatre
10 December 2019 – 4 January 2020
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Dartford, The Orchard Theatre
8 – 18 January 2020
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Birmingham, The Alexandra Theatre
21 January – 1 February 2020
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So what are you waiting for? Head out to see The Bodyguard on its UK tour in 2019 now!

About the author: Josh Darvill

Josh is Stageberry's editor with over five years of experience writing about theatre in the West End and across the UK. Prior to following his passion for musicals, he worked for more than a decade as a TV journalist.