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About The Show
Based on the 1992 Oscar-nominated film that starred Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston, this dazzling production is about 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 breathtakingly romantic thriller, THE BODYGUARD features a host of chart-topping hits from the #1 selling soundtrack of all time, including: “Queen of the Night”, “I Have Nothing”, “So Emotional”, “One Moment in Time”, “Saving All My Love”, “Run to You”, “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” and one of the biggest selling songs of all time, “I Will Always Love You”.
“London’s Best Musical!” – Magic FM
“Slick, sassy and so emotional, The Bodyguard is a hit!
“One of the best West End shows I’ve ever seen” – Heart Radio
“The runaway gold-plated hit!” – Daily Mail
Did You Know?
- The 1992 blockbuster movie propelled Whitney Houston to superstardom, along with romantic lead Kevin Costner, and is revered as one of the best romantic thrillers in cinema.
- The stage musical was already in development in 2012 when the news of Houston’s untimely death in February broke. The ensuing press coverage almost caused the initial lead actress in the London-based show, Heather Headley, to pull out amidst fears of comparison with the late Houston.