Emily Williams introduced as ‘Rachel Marron’ in The Bodyguard

Producers, Michael Harrison and David Ian are delighted to announce that multi-platinum Australian recording artist Emily Williams will star as Rachel Marron within the award-winning worldwide smash hit musical THE BODYGUARD, from Tuesday 12 September 2023 on the Liverpool Empire. 

Emily Williams
Emily Williams

Emily Williams returns to the position of Rachel Marron, having beforehand starred within the 2017 Australian manufacturing, which marked her theatrical debut. Emily rose to fame on Australian Idol, turning into the runner-up of the competitors. Following this, she discovered business success as a member of the Australian lady group Younger Divas earlier than going solo gaining quite a few ‘Favorite Australian Feminine Artist’ nominations.

Emily will be a part of Emmerdale and Hollyoaks star Ayden Callaghan as Frank Farmer, with Emily-Mae as Nicki Marron, John Macaulay as Invoice Devaney, Graham Elwell as Tony, James Groom as Sy Spector, Marios Nicolaides as Stalker and Phil Atkinson as Ray Court docket. The position of Fletcher can be shared by Ryo Appadu, Kaylen Luke, Manasseh Mapira and Sam Stephens.

The solid is accomplished by Alexandros Beshonges, Kayne Gordon, Jack Hardwick, James-Lee Harris, Kalisha Johnson, Samantha Mbolekwa, Liam Morris, Abbie Quinnen, Charlotte Scally, Yiota Theo and Marco Venturini.

Ayden Callaghan is finest identified for his roles as Miles De Souza in Emmerdale and fan favorite Joe Roscoe in Hollyoaks. Extra tv credit embody Docs, Eastenders, Unhealthy Training, Casualty and The Invoice. His stage credit embody the roles of Dr Treves in The Elephant Man at The Trafalgar Studios, Malcolm in Alan Ayckbourn’s Bed room Farce on UK Tour, directed by Peter Corridor, and Dean Snaith in Ayckbourn’s If I Have been You on UK Tour.

Emily-Mae’s theatre credit embody Disney’s Frozen and Metropolis of Angels each within the West Finish, Are You as Nervous as I Am? and Brooklyn the Musical at Greenwich Theatre, the Nationwide Tour of Paul Kerryson’s Hairspray, Little Store of Horrors at Storyhouse, Chester and The Producers on the Royal Change.

Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer, is employed to guard famous person Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker. Every expects to be in cost; what they don’t anticipate is to fall in love. A romantic thriller, THE BODYGUARD encompasses a host of irresistible classics together with Queen of the Evening, So Emotional, One Second in Time, Saving All My Love, Run to You, I Have Nothing, I Wanna Dance with Someone and one of many largest hit songs of all time – I Will All the time Love You.

Primarily based on Lawrence Kasdan’s 1992 Oscar-nominated Warner Bros. film starring Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner, THE BODYGUARD, directed by Thea Sharrock with guide by Oscar-winning Alex Dinelaris, had its world premiere on the Adelphi Theatre in London’s West Finish and was nominated for 4 Olivier Awards. A sell-out 18-month UK and Eire tour adopted, earlier than the present returned to the West Finish on the Dominion Theatre forward of a second sell-out tour of the UK and Eire in 2018/19. So far, THE BODYGUARD has performed to over 3.6 million individuals in 15 international locations and 45 US cities. International locations embody the Netherlands, Germany, South Korea, China, Canada, Italy, Australia, Spain, France, the US, Austria and Japan.


Tuesday 12 – Saturday 16 September 2023
Liverpool Empire

Tuesday 19 – Saturday 23 September 2023
Dublin, Bord Gais Power Theatre

Monday 25 – Saturday 30 September 2023
Belfast, Grand Opera Home

Tuesday 3 – Saturday 7 October 2023
Inverness, Eden Court docket

Tuesday 10 – Saturday 14 October 2023
Sheffield Lyceum

Monday 16 – Saturday 21 October 2023
Eastbourne, Congress Theatre

Monday 23 – Saturday 28 October 2023
Woking, New Victoria Theatre

Monday 30 October- Saturday 4 November 2023
Southampton, Mayflower Theatre

Monday 6 – Saturday 11 November 2023
Blackpool, Winter Gardens

Tuesday 14 – Saturday 18 November 2023
Truro, Corridor for Cornwall

Monday 27 November – Saturday 2 December 2023
Oxford, New Theatre

Monday 4 – Saturday 30 December 2023
Birmingham, The Alexandra

Wednesday 3 – Saturday 6 January 2024
Glasgow, Theatre Royal