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The Bodyguard – Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton

Writer: Alexander Dinelaris Director: Thea Sharrock Reviewer: Selwyn Knight Rachel Marron is a superstar actress and singer. Her concerts are spectacular events with dazzling dancing, powerful pyrotechnics and lurid lights. She also has a ten-year-old son, Fletcher, of whom she is fiercely protective, an entourage of publicists and agents … and a menacing stalker. Wraithlike, the stalker is able to ...

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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 – Liverpool Empire

Book: Alexander Dinelaris Director: Thea Sharrock Reviewer: John Roberts Having been created just 10 months after the untimely death of award-winning singer Whitney Houston, The Bodyguard musical still features the singer heavily throughout. The use of Houston’s back catalogue of disco hits and ballads impregnate the whole show, overall this works, but there are times when the songs as with most ...

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The Bodyguard – Liverpool Empire

Alexandra Burke and company in The Bodyguard tour

Book: Alexander Dinelaris Director: Thea Sharrock Reviewer: Helen Patrick Based on the 90s movie starring Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner, The Bodyguard musical stays truthful to the hit film, while paying homage to the late Houston by incorporating some of the legendary pop artist’s biggest hits into the show including; Queen of the Night, I Have Nothing, Run to You ...

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The Bodyguard – Milton Keynes Theatre

Alexandra Burke and company in The Bodyguard tour

Writer: Alexander Dinelaris Director: Thea Sharrock Reviewer: Maggie Constable The much-anticipated Bodyguard hits Milton Keynes this week and literally explodes onto the stage. It is based on the hugely popular 1992 film of the same name that starred Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston. 2012 saw the opening of the stage musical in the West End to great acclaim from critics ...

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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 – Palace Theatre, Manchester

Alexandra Burke and company in The Bodyguard tour

Book: Alexander Dinelari Director: Thea Sharrock Reviewer: Donna Kelly   Few people can handle the power ballad classic I Will Always Love You like Whitney Houston, but Alexandra Burke is certainly one of them. The three-time Brit nominee and X-Factor winner steals the show as Rachel Marron in The Bodyguard, belting out hit after hit in the award-winning musical. Based ...

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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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