Melody Thornton is to take up the lead role in the upcoming tour of The Bodyguard.
The former Pussycat Doll will tour the UK and Ireland with the production which opens at Glasgow King’s Theatre on Saturday 28 January 2023.
Since rising to fame in The Pussycat Dolls, Grammy-nominated Melody Thornton recently released her debut solo EP and performed in The Bodyguard when it toured China for six months.
Full casting for the tour is to be announced.
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, Run to You, I Have Nothing, I Wanna Dance with Somebody and one of the biggest hit songs of all time – I Will Always Love You.
Based on the movie of the same name, The Bodyguard is directed by Thea Sharrock with book by Oscar winning Alex Dinelaris.
The show had its world premiere at the Adelphi Theatre in London’s West End in 2012 where it was nominated for four Olivier Awards.