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News: The award-winning international smash hit musical The Bodyguard to tour the UK and Ireland in 2023

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Producers, Michael Harrison and David Ian are delighted to announce that the award-winning international smash hit musical THE BODYGUARD will tour the UK and Ireland opening at Glasgow King’s Theatre on Saturday 28 January 2023. 

Casting to be announced soon.

Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer, 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 romantic thriller, THE BODYGUARD features a host of irresistible classics including Queen of the Night, So Emotional, One Moment in Time, Saving All My Love, Run to You, I Have Nothing, I Wanna Dance with Somebody and one of the biggest hit songs of all time – I Will Always Love You.

Based on Lawrence Kasdan’s 1992 Oscar nominated Warner Bros. movie starring Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner, THE BODYGUARD, directed by Thea Sharrock with book by Oscar winning Alex Dinelaris, had its world premiere at the Adelphi Theatre in London’s West End and was nominated for four Olivier Awards. A sell out 18 month UK and Ireland tour followed, before the show returned to the West End at the Dominion Theatre ahead of a second sell out tour of the UK and Ireland in 2018/19.  To date, THE BODYGUARD has played to over 3.6 million people in 15 countries and 45 US cities. Countries include the Netherlands, Germany, South Korea, Canada, Italy, Australia, Spain, France, the US, Austria and Japan.

Tour Dates

Saturday 28 January – Saturday 4 February 2023
Glasgow King’s Theatre
www.kingstheatre.co.uk
ON SALE 14 JUNE 2022

Tuesday 7 February – Saturday 11 February 2023
Bradford Alhambra Theatre
www.alhambratheatre.co.uk
ON SALE 20 JUNE 2022

Monday 13 February – Saturday 18 February 2023
Sunderland Empire
www.sunderlandempire.co.uk
ON SALE 14 JUNE 2022

Monday 20 February – Saturday 25 February 2023
Edinburgh Playhouse
www.edinburghplayhouse.co.uk
ON SALE 14 JUNE 2022

Monday 27 February – Saturday 4 March 2023
Stoke Regent Theatre
www.regenttheatre.co.uk
ON SALE 14 JUNE 2022

Monday 6 March – Saturday 11 March 2023
New Wimbledon Theatre
www.newwimbledontheatre.co.uk
ON SALE 14 JUNE 2022

Monday 20 March – Saturday 25 March 2023
Liverpool Empire
www.liverpoolempire.com
ON SALE 14 JUNE 2022

Monday 27 March – Saturday 1 April 2023
Dartford Orchard Theatre
www.orchardtheatre.co.uk
ON SALE 16 JUNE 2022

Monday 3 April – Saturday 15 April 2023
Manchester Palace Theatre
www.palacetheatre.co.uk
ON SALE 14 JUNE 2022

Monday 17 April – Saturday 22 April 2023
Leicester Curve Theatre
www.curvetheatre.co.uk
ON SALE SOON

Monday 24 April – Saturday 29 April 2023
Cardiff Wales Millennium Centre
www.walesmillenniumcentre.co.uk
ON SALE NOW

Tuesday 2 May – Saturday 6 May 2023
Aberdeen His Majesty’s Theatre
www.aberdeentheatres.co.uk
ON SALE 17 JUNE 2022

Tuesday 9 May – Saturday 13 May 2023
Wolverhampton Grand Theatre
www.grandtheatre.co.uk
ON SALE SOON

Monday 15 May – Saturday 20 May 2023
Bromley Churchill Theatre
www.churchilltheatre.co.uk
ON SALE SOON

Monday 22 May – Saturday 27 May 2023
Southend Cliffs Pavilion
www.cliffspavilion.co.uk
ON SALE SOON

Monday 29 May – Saturday 3 June 2023
Milton Keynes Theatre
www.miltonkeynestheatre.co.uk
ON SALE 14 JUNE 2022

Monday 12 June – Saturday 17 June 2023
Leeds Grand Theatre
www.leedsgrandtheatre.com
ON SALE SOON

Monday 19 June – Saturday 24 June 2023
Llandudno Venue Cymru
www.venuecymru.co.uk
ON SALE SOON

Tuesday 27 June – Saturday 1 July 2023
Plymouth Theatre Royal
www.theatreroyal.co.uk
ON SALE SOON

Monday 17 July – Saturday 22 July 2023
Bristol Hippodrome
www.bristolhippodrome.co.uk
ON SALE 14 JUNE 2022

FURTHER DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED

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