The Bodyguard, a new musical based on the fabulous smash-hit film The Bodyguard starring Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston, will premiere in London’s West End at the Adelphi Theatre November 2012 starring Heather Headley and Lloyd Owen.
The Bodyguard, former Secret Service agent Frank Farmer, is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker. Both of them expect to be in control and the boss, what they don’t expect is to fall in love.
The Bodyguard is a romantic thriller, featuring a multitude of Whitney Houston’s greatest hits, including 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 one of the greatest hit songs of all time, I Will Always Love You.
21 Wellington Street,
London, WC2E 7RQ
Evenings: Monday to Saturday 7.30pm
Matinees: Wednesday, Saturday 3.00pm
Running Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
Age Restrictions: 12+
Show Opened: 6th November 2012
History of The Bodyguard
The Bodyguard is a 1992 American romantic thriller film starring Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston. Released in June 13th 1992. Costner stars as a former Secret Service Agent-turned-bodyguard who is hired to protect Houston’s character, a music star, from an unknown stalker. Lawrence Kasdan wrote the film in the 1970s, originally as a vehicle for Steve McQueen and Diana Ross It was directed by Mick Jackson. This film was Houston’s acting debut.
Directed by Mick Jackson, Produced by Kevin Costner, Lawrence Kasdan and Jim Wilson and Written by Lawrence Kasdan
Starring Kevin Costner, Whitney Houston, Gary Kemp, Bill Cobbs, Ralph Waite, Tomas Arana, Michele Lamar Richards, Mike Starr, DeVaughn Nixon, Gerry Bamman, Joe Urla
The Bodyguard musical began previews at the Adelphi Theatre in London’s West End, on 6th November 2012, with the Opening Night on 5th December 2012.
The Bodyguard Musical London Original Cast:
Rachel Marron – Heather Headley, Rachel Marron (alternate) – Gloria Onitiri, Frank Farmer – Lloyd Owen, Bill Devaney – Ray Shell, Tony Scibelli – Nicolas Colicos, The Stalker – Mark Letheren, Fletcher – Luis Buddy, Caius Duncombe, Jaydon Fowora Knight, Kwame Kandekore, Taylor Lockhart, Malaki Paul, Rory – David Page, Sy Spector – Sean Chapman, Nicki Marron – Debbie Kurup, Douglas – James Wooldbridge, Terry Minella – Robert Jezek, Ray Court – Oliver Le Sueur, Jimmy – Gil Kolirin, Maria Ramirez – Janet Kumah, Herb Farmer – Mark McKerracher, Skip – James Wooldbridge
Content updated 8th June 2014