Beverly Knight is all set to bring The Bodyguard, the musical sensation to the Dominion Theatre, West End this summer. Knight will adapt the same role she played at Adelphi Theatre in 2013, that of Rachel Marron. It will be a six-month season for the production that will also star Rachel John playing Nicki Marron. The season will close on 7 January 2017. The show will be directed by Thea Sharrock depicting the story of 1992 Oscar Nominated Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston. It is a story about popular singer Rachel Marron and her Secret Service Agent Frank Farmer and how he break the rule and falls in love.
The musical was first launched in 2012 at London. The role of Rachel Marron was created by Heather Headley. In the year 2013, Knight took over the role. It may be noted that this was her maiden venture into the musical theatre. The role became so successful that singer Coulda Shoulda Woulda created Memphis, a musical where she made an appearance with John. Knight has now joined the club of Alex Andreas, Mark Holden, Dominic Taylor, Glen Fox and the Mathew States. The role of titular protector is waiting.
Currently, The War of The Worlds is running at the Dominion and will go on until 30 April. Following this, The Bodyguard will be showcased. Right now the musical group is touring the UK. The leads right now are Alexandra Burke and Zoe Birkett. They will hold the roles till it enters Dominion post-April.