X-Factor winner to star in hit musical

Alexandra Burke will take on the role of Rachel Marron in The Bodyguard
Alexandra Burke will take on the role of Rachel Marron in The Bodyguard

Three-time Brit nominee and X-Factor winner, Alexandra Burke, will star in the hit musical The Bodyguard at His Majesty’s Theatre in Aberdeen next March.

Following the announcement, Alexandra said: “I couldn’t be happier to be joining the tour and I’m excited to get started. Being on the theatre stage has brought me great happiness.

“It is an honour to have been asked to join the team and I look forward to creating new and long lasting memories with the cast.”

The Bodyguard will be staged at His Majesty’s Theatre for two weeks from Tuesday, March 17.

Alexandra will perform the role of Rachel Marron at all evening performances while at the matinee performances, the role will be played by Zoe Birkett, who is best-known as a contestant in ITV’s Pop Idol.

The musical features a host of irresistible classics including Queen of the Night, So Emotional, One Moment in Time, Saving All My Love, I’m Your Baby Tonight, Run to You, I Have Nothing, I Wanna Dance with Somebody and one of the biggest selling songs of all time – I Will Always Love You.

Tickets are available for purchase online at www.aberdeenperformingarts.com, by phone at 01224 641122 and at Aberdeen Box Office at the Music Hall and His Majesty’s Theatre.