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A ‘brilliant!’ (The Times), breathtakingly romantic thriller, The Bodyguard features a whole host of irresistible classics including Queen of the Night, So Emotional, One Moment in Time, Saving All My Love, Run to You, I Have Nothing, Greatest Love Of All, Million Dollar Bill, I Wanna Dance With Somebody and one of the greatest hit songs of all time – I Will Always Love You.
You go in humming the tunes, you come out whooping them!- The Independent
*Alexandra Burke will perform the role of ‘Rachel Marron’ at evening performances only. She will not perform at any matinees. At other performances, the role will be played by Jennlee Shallow. The producers of The Bodyguard cannot guarantee the appearance of any particular artist, which is always subject to illness and holidays.
The hottest ticket in town- Sunday Mirror
Vesta Tilley laid the foundation stone of what is now the Sunderland Empire on 29 September 1906 and took to the stage on 1 July 1907 to officially declare the theatre open. Masterminded by two of the contemporary heads of British theatre, Edward Moss and Osward Stoll, the Sunderland Empire Theatre has undergone many changes since it opened but remains the North East’s premier entertainment venue.