Bonnie Langford and Gary Wilmot to Join West End Company of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

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Bonnie Langford and Gary Wilmot will join the West End company of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, currently running at the Savoy Theatre, beginning performances Sept 16.

They will take over from Samantha Bond and John Marquez, respectively.

Langford, who will play Muriel Eubanks, a glamorous divorcee looking for love on the French Riviera, first appeared in the West End aged seven in Gone with the Wind and a year later as Baby June in Gypsy opposite Angela Lansbury, which she subsequently also did on Broadway. Her adult West End roles include originating the role of Rumpleteazer in Cats, playing the title role in Peter Pan, Kate in The Pirates of Penzance, Sally in Me and My Girl, Charity in Sweet Charity, Roxie Hart in Chicago (also Broadway and U.S. tour) and The Lady in the Lake in Spamalot (also on U.K. tour). Other tours include 42nd Street, Guys and Dolls, Fosse and 9 to 5.

Wilmot, who will play Andre Thibault, Beaumont-Sur-Mer’s Chief of Police, the sidekick and partner in crime to the French Riviera’s chief conman, Lawrence Jameson (played by Robert Lindsay), famously took over the role of Bill Snibson from Lindsay in Me and My Girl in the West End. His other extensive West End theatre credits include The Pajama Game, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Goodbye Girl, Carmen Jones and Copacabana. His TV credits include the BBC's "Showstoppers," "Copycats," "So You Want to be Top," "Punchlines," "Cue Gary" and "Saturday Gang."

They join Lindsay, Rufus Hound and Katherine Kingsley in principal roles, alongside Lizzy, Gavin Alex, Darren Bennett, Niamh Bracken, Lisa Bridge, Darren Carnall, Andy Conaghan, Phoebe Coupe, Claire Doyle, Alice Fearn, Selina Hamilton, Ian Knauer, Lisa Mathieson, Zak Nemorin, Genevieve Nicole, Javier Santos, Todd Talbot, Dominic Tribuzio, Jon Tsouras and Zara Warren.

To book tickets, contact the box office on 0844 871 3046, or visit www.scoundrelswestend.com.

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