Article Source: ATG
First Published: 15 June 2022 14:07
Updated: 15 June 2022 14:07
Running until Saturday 4 February, this is the third time The Bodyguard has been to Glasgow following hugely successful runs at The King’s Theatre in 2015 and Theatre Royal in 2018.
Based on Lawrence Kasdan’s 1992 Oscar nominated Warner Bros. movie starring Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner, The Bodyguard tells the classic story that audiences have come to know and love. 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.
The Bodyguard is 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.
James Haworth, Theatre Director at The King’s, said: “It’s fantastic that The Bodyguard is returning to Glasgow, it’s such an emotionally packed show that ticks all the boxes. This show is a firm audience favourite and so tickets are in high demand.”
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