The Bodyguard, based on the smash hit film which starred Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston has now opened to rave reviews.
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 multitude of Whitney Houston's greatest hits, 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, How Will I Know, I Wanna Dance With Somebody and one of the greatest hit songs of all time - I Will Always Love You.
Tony and Grammy award-winner Heather Headley will star in a musical version of Whitney Houston's 1992 film opposite Lloyd Owen as bodyguard, Frank Farmer which had a screen play by Lawrence Kasdan, which opens at London's Adelphi theatre in November.
Thea Sharrock, whose National Theatre production of After the Dance was named Best Revival at last year's Olivier awards, will direct for producers David Ian and Michael Harrison.