THE Bodyguard musical will run at the Theatre Royal during the festive season this year.

The hit show based on the movie starring Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner will be at the city venue from December 3 to 29.

The Bodyguard’s month-long run at Theatre Royal follows the success of previous festive seasons including 2015’s Jersey Boys 2016’s The Commitments and last year’s Mamma Mia!

James Haworth, Theatre Director at Theatre Royal, said: “I’m delighted to confirm that the Christmas show at Theatre Royal this year will be The Bodyguard. It’s an emotionally charged thriller that our audience will just love.

“Shows like The Bodyguard have become a staple in our festive programme and a visit to Theatre Royal at Christmas is becoming a tradition for many.

“If this production goes down as well as Jersey Boys, The Commitments and Mamma Mia!, our audience will be in for a very merry 2018.”

Tickets on sale March 6.

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