According to the Daily Mail, Orlando James and Eve Ponsonby will take over from Tom Bateman and Lucy Briggs-Owen as Will Shakespeare and Viola De Lesseps in Shakespeare In Love at the Noel Coward Theatre from 12th January 2015.
Suzanne Burden will play Elizabeth I whilst Barney the dog will continue as Spot.
Based on the Academy Award®-winning screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard, Shakespeare in Love has been adapted for the stage by Lee Hall (Billy Elliot). Directed by Declan Donnellan, the show features a company of 30 actors and musicians. Design is by Cheek by Jowl's Nick Ormerod.
This gossip is yet to be confirmed