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Scottish Premiere of THE BODYGUARD to Play King's Theatre Glasgow in 2015

Michael Harrison and David Ian have announced that Thea Sharrock's hit production of The Bodyguard will make its Scottish Premiere at the King's Theatre Glasgow on Wednesday 4 March 2015.

Based on Lawrence Kasdan's 1992 Oscar nominated Warner Bros. film, The Bodyguard has a book by Alex Dinelaris and opened at the Adelphi Theatre in London's West End in December 2012, where it continues to play to packed houses and standing ovations. It was nominated for four Laurence Olivier Awards including Best New Musical and Best Set Design.

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, I'm Your Baby Tonight, Run to You, I Have Nothing, I Wanna Dance with Somebody and one of the greatest hit songs of all time - I Will Always Love You.

James Haworth, General Manager at the King's Theatre, said: "We are thrilled to announce that once again the King's Theatre will be hosing a Scottish Premiere. The Bodyguard is one of the most treasured love stories of all time and we're proud to be able to give Glasgow audiences the opportunity to experience this sensational West End production on their doorstep."

THE BODYGUARD, produced by Michael Harrison and David Ian, embarks on a national tour opening at Mayflower Theatre, Southampton on Thursday 12 February 2015. Further dates and casting to be announced shortly.

Photo by Alessandro Pinna

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