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Beverley on following in Whitney's footsteps

7 October 2013 Last updated at 11:26 BST

She's one of Britain's best-known soul singers. Now, she's taking on a role made famous by one of her idols.

Beverley Knight is playing the lead role of Rachel Marron in the West End musical of The Bodyguard. The character was, of course, played by Whitney Houston in the 1992 Hollywood blockbuster.

Beverley spoke to BBC Breakfast about taking on such a well known character.

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