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The Bodyguard – Bristol Hippodrome

Writer: Lawrence Kasdan Musical Director: Michael Riley Vocal Arrangements: Mike Dixon Director: Thea Sharrock Reviewer: Francesca Parker The 90s classic film, starring Kevin Costner and Whitney Huston, was a box-office smash hit and the second-highest grossing film of 1992. In the public’s opinion, it was a total showstopper, and its soundtrack continues to prove incredibly popular today. Despite this, it ...

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The Bodyguard – Bristol Hippodrome, Bristol

Alexandra Burke and company in The Bodyguard tour

Writer: Alexander Dinelaris Director: Thea Sharrock Reviewer: Laura Hesketh   Oozing glamour, glitz and West End magic, the touring production ofThe Bodyguard is a stellar and sassy showstopper bursting at the seams with Whitney Houston’s powerhouse ballads. Based on the 1992 romantic thriller and the story of the superstar Rachel Marron (portrayed by Alexandra Burke) who hires the intransigent bodyguard ...

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The Bodyguard – Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

Writer: Alexander Dinelaris Director: Thea Sharrock Reviewer: Farhana Shaikh Alexandra Burke delivers an outstanding performance in the glitzy production of The Bodyguard stage musical, based on the 1992 hit movie of the same name. The plot follows Lawrence Kasdan’s original screenplay and revolves around superstar, Rachel Marron and her relationship with the man hired to protect her from a crazed ...

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The Bodyguard – Theatre Royal Plymouth

Book: Alexander Dinelaris Original Screenplay: Lawrence Kasdan Director: Thea Sharrock Reviewer: Joseph Leigh The Bodyguard arrives at Plymouth's Theatre Royal with a bang - two bangs in fact - leaving the audience in no doubt that this stage adaptation of the infamous 1992 film of the same title is set to more than live up to its on-screen namesake. From ...

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The Bodyguard – Alhambra, Bradford

Screenplay Writer: Lawrence Kasdan, from the book by Alexander Dinelaris Director: Thea Sharrock Musical Director: Tom Gearing Reviewer: Janet Jepson One of the most unlikely subjects that could be imagined to create a successful stage musical is the issue of malicious stalking, yet The Bodyguard achieves that amazingly. Based on the famous 1992 Warner Bros film of the same name ...

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The Bodyguard – King’s Theatre, Glasgow

Book: Alexander Dinelaris from the screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan Choreographer: Karen Bruce Director: Thea Sharrock Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys For a night of pure unadulterated entertainment then audiences need look no further than The Bodyguard, currently playing at The King's Theatre in Glasgow. Based on the 1992 Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner box office hit of the same name, Alexander Dinelaris ...

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