The Bodyguard in Southampton

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You’ve seen the film; now see the stage show as hit musical The Bodyguard plays Southampton’s Mayflower Theatre from February 12-28.

Joining Alexandra Burke as Rachel Marron will be Stuart Reid as Frank Farmer, Melissa James as Nicki Marron and Mensah Bediako as Bill Devaney,

The Bodyguard

The Bodyguard

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.

Alexandra Burke rose to fame after winning the fifth series of The X Factor. Her debut number one single Hallelujah sold over one million copies in the UK, a first for a British female soloist. Burke’s first album, Overcome saw the release of her subsequent number one singles Bad Boys and Start Without You.

In 2011 she embarked on her first solo tour and was invited by Beyoncé to support her I Am... tour. Her second album, Heartbreak on Hold, was released in June 2012 and later this year sees the release of her third studio album.

Based on Lawrence Kasdan’s 1992 Oscar-nominated Warner Bros film, which starred Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner, the musical of The Bodyguard was nominated for four Laurence Olivier Awards including Best New Musical and Best Set Design.

Tickets from the theatre on 02380 711811.