The Bodyguard announce cast changes at the Adelphi Theatre in London
It’s all change with the cast of smash hit musical The Bodyguard at the Adelphi theatre in London.
The sensational Heather Headley will be stepping down from the role of Rachel Marron after nearly a year in the part.
From the 2nd September Gloria Onitiri who currently takes on the role in Heather’s absence will be stepping in to Rachel Marron’s shoes in what will be the final week of Lloyd Owen starring as secret service agent, Frank Farmer. Shanay Holmes will be Rachel Marron at both the matinee performances on the Friday 6th September at 5 p.m. and Saturday 7th September at 3 p.m.
Thereafter from Monday 9th September, Beverley Knight will be starring as Rachel Marron, with Joelle Moses taking the part on the Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 3 p.m. Tristan Gemmill will be starring as Frank Farmer from that date too.
Beverley Knight – The Bodyguard musical at the Adelphi theatre in London
Beverley Knight has been a huge British singing sensation since she hit the U.K. charts back in 1995. She has had over twenty chart hits in her time, including the top ten hits ‘Shoulda Coulda Woulda’ in 2002 and ‘Come As You Are’ in 2002, amongst many others. Beverley is considered one of the finest soul singers this country has ever produced and has enjoyed and extensive career including six top twenty albums and was awarded the MBE in 2007.
Tristan Gemmill – The Bodyguard musical at the Adelphi theatre in London
Tristan Gemmill is best known for his role as Dr Adam Trueman in Casualty. He has also starred in the soap opera Family Affairs, Where the Heart Is, BBC Three’s Grass and recently in Kay Mellor’s drama series Strictly Confidential. Tristan also played DC Mitch Cowen in EastEnders.
Joelle Moses – The Bodyguard musical at the Adelphi theatre in London
Joelle Moses was a finalist in last year’s BBC’s The Voice, The Bodyguard represents a serious break for Joelle and it will be her West End theatre debut.
The show in London is based on the smash-hit film, The Bodyguard. Former Secret Service agent, 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. The Bodyguard the musical is a romantic thriller, and features a host of Whitney Houston’s greatest hits, 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, How Will I Know, Jesus Loves Me, I Wanna Dance With Somebody and one of the greatest hit songs of all time – I Will Always Love You.