A UK tour of The Bodyguard opens at the Glasgow Theatre Royal on December 3, 2018.
In 2019, the musical will move on to visit Hull, Southend, Liverpool, Milton Keynes, Bristol, Cardiff, Norwich, Canterbury, Southampton, Nottingham and Wolverhampton. Further dates and casting are to be announced.
Based on the 1992 Oscar-nominated film starring Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner, The Bodyguard had its world premiere at the Adelphi Theatre in London’s West End in 2012.
A sell-out 18-month UK and Ireland tour followed, before the show returned to the West End at the Dominion Theatre.
The Bodyguard has also played in the Netherlands, Germany, South Korea, Canada, Italy, Australia and China, and can currently be seen in Stuttgart, Madrid and on tour throughout France and the US.
It tells the story of former secret service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer, who hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker.
The romantic thriller features a host of classic songs including Queen of the Night, So Emotional, One Moment in Time, Saving All My Love, I’m Your Baby Tonight, Run to You, I Have Nothing, I Wanna Dance with Somebody and I Will Always Love You.