Dirty Rotten Scoundrels opened in London in February 2014 at the Savoy Theatre, starring Hound and Robert Lindsay. The comedy follows two conmen competing for the riches and the heart of a young impressionable heiress. Along with Lindsay as the French Riviera’s chief conman, Lawrence Jameson, the cast currently includes Gary Wilmot as Andre Thibault, Beaumont-Sur-Mer’s Chief of Police and Lawrence’s sidekick and partner in crime, Bonnie Langford as Muriel Eubanks, a glamorous divorcee looking for love and Katherine Kingsley as Christine Colgate. View Comments London will have a new conman in town. Alex Gaumond (Matilda, Legally Blonde, We Will Rock You) will replace Rufus Hound as Freddy Benson in London’s Dirty Rotten Scoundrels from November 11. According to The Daily Mail, an understudy is taking on the role for the time being, with conflicting reports from illness to another engagement being cited as the cause for Hound’s departure from the production.