Meet the Cast

Creative Team

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Alexandra Burke

Alexandra Burke

Rachel Marron
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Benoît Maréchal

Benoît Maréchal

Frank Farmer
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Micha Richardson

Micha Richardson

Nicki Marron
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Carole Stennett

Carole Stennett

Alternate Rachel Marron
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Peter Landi

Peter Landi

Bill Devaney
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Gary Turner

Gary Turner

Sy Spector
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Craig Berry

Craig Berry

Tony
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Phil Atkinson

Phil Atkinson

The Stalker
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Simon Cotton

Simon Cotton

Ray Court
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Meet the Fletchers

Lemar Bucknor Jr.

Lemar Bucknor Jr.

Fletcher
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The Bodyguard is Lemar’s professional debut in a musical. Lemar enjoys gymnastics, playing tennis, football, reading, acting and judo. He also attends dance classes every week at least twice a week, and sometimes up to 4 times a week during competition times. He has been doing this for over 3 years.

Noah Burnett

Noah Burnett

Fletcher
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Noah has attended Jigsaw Performing Arts since the age of 3 where he takes weekly lessons in singing, dance and drama. He is represented by Jigsaw Arts Management. Noah really enjoys sport and is a member of a rugby and gymnastics club. He loves playing tennis too. Noah is learning to play the clarinet. He is very excited to be making his professional debut in The Bodyguard.

Caelan Edie

Caelan Edie

Fletcher
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Training: J’s Dance Factory

Credits: Young Craig in Tina (London Westend), Young G-Money in The Intent 2.

The Bodyguard marks Caelan’s second theatre role. A talented young man who enjoys singing, acting and dancing. He loves to entertain and wants to be a ‘triple threat’ when he is older. He would like to thank the whole Bodyguard team for the amazing opportunity to be part of the cast and play Fletcher, and his parents, performing arts teachers and agent for all their guidance and support!

Ethan Marsh

Ethan Marsh

Fletcher
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Training: 2012-2015 Stage Coach Theatre Arts (Stoke Newington).

Theatre credits: Variety Performance, Hackney Empire, 2018.

Television credits: Newsreader and Weather Man, Game Changers Sky Sports 1 and Sky 1.

Jesse Oniha

Jesse Oniha

Fletcher
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The Bodyguard is Jesse’s professional debut in a musical. Apart from the stage, Jesse enjoys reading, football, drama, gymnastics and singing.

Emmanuel Owusu-Boachie

Emmanuel Owusu-Boachie

Fletcher
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Emmanuel started his training with Creative Kidz Stage School in 2013. Emmanuel has had roles in modelling campaigns and a long list of TV Commercials including Hugo Boss, Lidl, Asda, Weetabix, Kelloggs, NSPCC, Sainsbury’s, Phillips, House of Fraser and LandRover.

Emmanuel recently won the award for Most Artistic Child at The Tru Little Hero Awards and also had a solo singing to The Royal Family at The Stoll Veterans Christmas Concert.

Meet the Ensemble

Rosie Cava-Beale

Rosie Cava-Beale

Ensemble/Backing vocals
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Training: Arts Educational

Theatre credits: Waitress in Aspects of Love, Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester, Audrey in Murder at the Gates (Workshop) Soul Girl in Jesus Christ Superstar, Theatre Astra, Malta (Hugh Wooldridge).

Theatre credits whilst training include Young Bernadette in Priscilla Queen of the Desert (Shaun Kerrison) and Ensemble in Cabaret (Lotte Wakeham).

Concert credits include: Choir- Disney Broadway Hits (Larry Blank) and Choir- Olivier Awards 2017.

Callum Clack

Callum Clack

Swing
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Theatre credits include: Dick Whittington (The London Palladium 2017); The Bodyguard (International Tour 2017); Aladdin (Glasgow S.E.C.C); The Last Tango (West End); The Last Tango (UK & Ireland Tour 2015/2016); Dance ‘Til Dawn (UK Tour 2015); Aladdin (Hull New Theatre); Robinson Crusoe (Southampton Mayflower); Dick Whittington (Plymouth Theatre Royal); Robinson Crusoe (Glasgow S.E.C.C); Aladdin (Glasgow S.E.C.C); 2012 Olympics and Paralympics Closing Ceremonies (London Olympic Stadium)

Television and Film credits include: Lenny Henry, Yay I'm 60 (BBC); Polyna - Lonely Angel (Music Video); Surprise, Surprise (ITV); Virgin Holidays (Commercial); Vodafone (Commercial); Guardians of the Galaxy (Feature Film); Pan (Feature Film).

Callum would like to say a special thank you to his family and friends for their continued love and support and also to everyone who has helped him along the way.

Representation: GLOBAL ARTISTS

Myles Cork

Myles Cork

Ensemble
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Training: The Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts.

Credits include:

Singer/Dancer on MV Carnival Fascination (Carnival Cruise Lines); First Choice HV (TED); Heineken Cup Final (Twickenham Stadium).

TV and Commercial:

2019 Cricket World Cup; Sky Sports Take Your Seat; Billboard; Nivea; Rudby World Cup; Edf; Disney’s Inbox.

Myles is delighted to be joining the Company of The Bodyguard and would like to say special thanks to his Mum for all her support.

Kerry Crozier

Kerry Crozier

Ensemble
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Kerry completed her professional training at Renaissance Arts, Leeds in the UK.

Kerry’s credits include Ensemble in Bodyguard – Das Musical (Palladium Theater, Stuttgart), Ali in Mamma Mia! (Royal Caribbean), Ensemble in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (First Family Entertainment), Ensemble in King of Tap (Live Business), Ensemble in David Beckham ‘Never Settle’ and Sands Casino (Venetian Macau Ltd) and Ensemble in Jack and the Beanstalk and Aladdin (QDOS Entertainment).

Kerry is delighted to be touring the UK with The Bodyguard.

Sia Dauda

Sia Dauda

Ensemble
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Training: Motherwell College, Scotland.

Theatre includes: Sally in Pack of Lies (Menier Chocolate Factory); Kiki in Flashdance (UK, Ireland and European Tour); Ensemble in We Will Rock You (Danish Arena Tour); Ensemble in Dick Whittington (Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury); Ensemble/Teen Queen in We Will Rock You (Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines); Ensemble in The Gift (Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines); Ensemble in Sleeping Beauty (Royal & Derngate, Northampton); Dancer for Celebrity Cruises; Dancer in Cool Yule (McMurdo Floorshow); Dancer in Black History Week.

Other credits include:

Grease for Philipp Plein International (Milan Fashion Week); Top 30 finalist for So You Think You Can Dance? (BBC TV).

Sia thanks her friends and family for their on-going support. She dedicates this performance to her Nana, Renee.

Gustav Die

Gustav Die

Ensemble
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Gustave trained at The Urdang Academy, graduating in 2017. His previous training includes The Avant Grand Company and Hillsong Dance. Gustave is a trained specialist in Stunt Acrobatics and Hip-Hop Dance.

Theatre credits include: Thriller Live (UK & European Tour) and Bodyguard Das Musical (Cologne & Stuttgart).

Television/commercial credits include: Guerrilla (Sky Atlantic), Featured dancer for Zara Larsson (BBC Music Awards), Hillsong Corals (Wembley Arena), Move It (2014-17) and the 2018-19 Adidas Campaign 'Ultra Boost'.

Gustave would like to thank his family and friends for their constant love and support.

Chris Edgerley

Chris Edgerley

Ensemble
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Training: Arts Educational (3 Year BA Hons in Acting), East 15 (1 Year).

Television includes: Emmerdale (Yorkshire Television), Hi-5 (CiTV/ITV4/Cartoonito).

Theatre includes: Macbeth/A Midsummer Night’s Dream/Lady Be Good (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre), Enjoy (Watford Palace), Again and Against (staged reading at Royal Court London), Lean (staged reading at Theatre Royal Stratford East), Puck in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Open Air Tour), Traviata/Falstaff/Flames of Paris/Idomeneo/Tales of Hoffmann (all at The Royal Opera House), Hi-5 (Arts Theatre/Hammersmith Apollo/UK & International Tour), the title role in Aladdin (3 years for UK Productions), Buttons in Cinderella (Hazlitt Maidstone), Fleshcreep in Jack and the Beanstalk (The Capitol Theatre Horsham).

Commercials include: Fujifilm, Subaru XV, Brita Water, Low-Cost Holidays, DFS, Norwich Union, Carlsberg, and Sony PlayStation.

James-Lee Harris

James-Lee Harris

Ensemble
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Training: Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts 3 year Musical Theatre. Shoeburyness High School.

Theatre Credits:

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Kilworth House), Dick Whittington (London Palladium), Bodyguard The Musical (International Tour), Bodyguard Das Musical (Köln Musical Dom, Germany), Loserville (The Union Theatre), The Comedy of Errors (Avondale Theatre), Dick Whittington (Harlington Theatre, Fleet).

TV Credits:

Be like George (Health Lottery Advert), Ant and Dec Saturday Night Takeaway (ITV, series fifteen) Stepping Out (ITV), The Midnight Beast (Channel 4).

Short Film: Birth of a Terrorist.

Holly Liburd

Holly Liburd

Ensemble/Backing vocals
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Holly trained at The Urdang Academy.

Theatre credits whilst training include: Deloris in Sister Act; Holly in The Wedding Singer; Angelica in Hamilton; Frenchy in Sweet Charity.

Holly is excited to be making her professional debut in The Bodyguard.

Jack Loy

Jack Loy

Ensemble
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Jack graduated from the Poor School in 2015 and has since won prominent roles in three upcoming feature films. The first to be released will be the British gangster movie King of Crime, opening in selected cinemas in November 2018. Jack plays Mo, a ruthless assassin.

His TV credits include a returning character role in the BBC soap opera Doctors and a moody bouncer in the hit Channel 4 and Netflix comedy Chewing Gum. Jack also has substantial immersive theatre experience, including in an immersive production of Mamma Mia! for Everyman Cinemas, where he played Sam.

Hannah Millichamp

Hannah Millichamp

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Training: London Studio Centre and Fly Productions (Las Vegas).

Credits include: Ensemble/Assistant Dance Captain in Tango Moderno (UK Tour), Swing in Tarzan (Germany), Production Dancer/Aerialist on Royal Caribbean Cruises, Norwegian Cruises and P&O Cruises, Singer/Dancer at Universal Studios Japan, Tiger Lilly/Dancer in Peter Pan (Simon Fielding Ltd), Dancer in Bo Selecta Halloween Special (Channel 4).

Hannah thanks her family, including husband, Tim, and baby daughter, Mia, for their continuous love and support.

Helen Parsons

Helen Parsons

Swing
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Training: London Studio Centre, Jenny Reeds School of Dance in Surrey

Credits include: The Bodyguard (International/China Tour); Thriller Live (Lyric Theatre, West End); Volvo Ocean Race 14/15 (World Tour); Formula 1 Grand Prix; The National Television Awards.

Helen has danced for numerous brands including Adidas, Reebok, New Balance, Intersport, Sports Stylist and 3 Mobile. She has also appeared in music videos, TV commercials and presented for dance DVDs including Just Dance.

Daniil Shmidt

Daniil Shmidt

Ensemble
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Theatre credits include: The Bodyguard, Stuttgart, JB Dance Company Fantissima, Dinner Show, Brühl

League of Extraordinary Artists "by Yevgen Karyakin, Actor, Kiev, Phantasialand Germany, Brühl Pycanka Mermaid Musical Show, Donetsk

Other credits include: Dancer, Opening Ceremony London Olympic Games, Dancer Opening Ceremony European Football Championship in Donetsk.

Jessica Simmons

Jessica Simmons

Ensemble
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Training: Italia Conti Academy of Performing Arts

Theatre Credits include: The Bodyguard Das Musical Germany (original cast), Ishq (Sadler’s Wells), Jingle Bell Ball and Classical Spectacular (Royal Albert Hall), Aladdin (Grand Theatre Wolverhampton), Cinderella (Towngate Theatre Basildon), Aladdin (Theatre Rayal & Derngate, Northampton).

TV: Jessie J Razor Light, Snoop Dog ft Stacey Jackson, Live it up, Rajiv Catch Me If You Can, Big Brother, Let’s Dance Sport Relief, League of Their Own, 8 out of 10 Cats Does Countdown.

Fashion Events include: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, L'Oreal, Miss Universe Great Britain, Firetrap, Celebrity Boutique and Boux Avenue.

Yiota Theo

Yiota Theo

Ensemble
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Yiota Theo is a professional dancer and model based in London.

Starring in the Vlog – Documentary Building A Dancer, Yiota was also fortunate enough to work solidly in a variety of areas including: television, live shows, corporate events, fashion catalogues and music videos.

Her professional credits include: BBC, Instagram, The One Show, BBC Asian, Organised Rhyme Label, London School of Make Up, Wembley Stadium, Britain’s Got Talent, Lebara, BT Diamond Awards, Verdi Aida (Ellen Kent Productions), Infinity8 Commercial Dance Company, Sapnay Dance Company, Organised Rhyme Label.

Yiota began her training from an early age in her home country, Cyprus. When she moved to UK she was dedicated enough to be offered a full scholarship at Northern Ballet School in Manchester. Since graduating, she moved to London where her journey as a professional dancer began. Training with Infinity8 Commercial Dance Company was a stepping stone into the commercial industry. Yiota’s best attributes consist of strong techniques, passion and emotion as it has been quoted in one of her reviews: 'as a captivating performance with great emotion, style and technique’.

Yiota is best known for her professionalism, ambition, enthusiasm and her thirst to learn and achieve as much as she can within the industry.

Michael Wade Peters

Michael Wade Peters

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Michael trained at Bird College gaining a BA(HONS) degree. Since graduating Michael has performed in Flashdance (swing/cover Jo/Andy), The Bodyguard (Rory/Ensemble), Hairspray (Fender), Saturday Night Fever (Cover/Played Frank Jr/Gus) and We Will Rock You (Ensemble).

Michael appeared on the 66th Annual Tony Awards with Hairspray.

He is thrilled to be returning to The Bodyguard.