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The Bodyguard

16 – 27 April 2019

Donald Gordon Theatre

Alexandra Burke in The Bodyguard The Musical

The international, award-winning smash-hit musical based on the blockbuster film, The Bodyguard is back! 

Following her triumphant West End run and sell-out UK Tour, Alexandra Burke* returns to the role of Rachel Marron in Cardiff.

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.

This is rated 5 out of 5 stars

“London's best musical”

Magic FM
This is rated 5 out of 5 stars

“The hottest ticket in town!”

Sunday Mirror

Based on the Warner Bros. film written by the acclaimed, Oscar-nominated screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan (Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Big Chill, The Empire Strikes Back), with a book by Oscar-winner Alexander Dinelaris (Birdman), this extraordinary production has been dazzling audiences around the world.

A ‘brilliant!’ (The Times), breathtakingly romantic thriller, The Bodyguard features a whole host of irresistible classics including Queen of the Night, So Emotional, One Moment in Time, Saving All My Love, I Have Nothing, Million Dollar Bill, I Wanna Dance With Somebody and one of the greatest hit songs of all time – I Will Always Love You.

Age guidance: 10+ (No Under 5s)

Please note that flashing lights (including strobe lighting) and loud sound effects (including gun shots) feature in the production.

Running time: Approximately 2 hours and 20 minutes (including 1 interval)

*Alexandra Burke does not appear at all performances. Alexandra Burke will perform the role of 'Rachel Marron' at evening performances only. She is not scheduled to perform at any midweek or Saturday matinees. The producers of The Bodyguard cannot guarantee the appearance of any particular artist, which is always subject to illness and holidays.


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