Alexandra Burke Plays The Lead Role In The Bodyguard

It has been confirmed that Alexandra Burke will play the role of Rachel Marron in “The Bodyguard”, which is in production at the Wales Millennium Centre.

The hit musical of Thea Sharrock scheduled to take place in June 16-27 2015, will feature the X Factor winner and 3 time Brit nominee, Alexandra Burke, in the leading role. She admitted that joining the tour, being on the stage, and getting started has brought her great happiness and excitement.

While Alexandra plays Rachel Marron’s role at the evening performances, Zoe Birkett will play the role at matinee performances. Winning the 5th series of X Factor has been a career defining moment for Alexandra Burke. Her debut single number Hallelujah sold more than a million copies, a feat for an English female soloist. Her first album titled Overcome was followed with the release of hit singles like Start Without You and Bad Boys.

On the other hand, Zoe Birkett got acclamations when she was the highly placed contestant in “Pop Idol”. After that, she originated the leading role in “Thriller Live” and appeared in “West End”. Some other notable theatre credits of her include Maureen in Rent and Acid Queen in the Tommy.
The Bodyguard is based on the famous 1992 Warner Bros. movie that was directed by Lawrence Kasdan and featured Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston. It features many irresistible classics like “I Will Always Love You”, “I Wanna Dance with Somebody”, “I Have Nothing”, “Run To You”, “I’m Your Baby Tonight”, “Saving All My Love”, “One Moment In Time”, “So Emotional”, and “Queen of the Night”.