Category Archives: audio books

Thespian Thursday! Richard Armitage performing “The Christmas Hirelings” audiobook was a delight!  January 24, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1207)

Wednesday night, I finished listening to “The Christmas Hirelings” (cover art below)  audiobook from Audible and performed by the talented British actor Richard Armitage. It was a delight! The story is about a stubborn prideful father in his lonely old … Continue reading

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WCW: Richard Armitage interview about new audiobook The Snowman, October 17, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post#1189)

Thanks to RANet’s tweet yesterday about the talented British actor Richard Armitage’s latest audiobook treat, The Snowman by Michael Morpugo: Richard Armitage talks Working on the Snowman Audiobook https://t.co/bB6PSfKKAy via @YouTube — RichardArmitageNet (@RAnetdotcom) October 16, 2018   Richard is … Continue reading

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Sexy SatuRdAy: Richard Armitage chats with his Their Lost Daughters audiobook author Joy Ellis, June 16, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1169)

Thanks to Chrissyinwm for the video link below:   And of the several images of Richard Armitage for Their Lost Daughters audiobook promoting his performance, the image below really melts my heart with its haunting beauty (Thanks to Isabelle for … Continue reading

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Wolverine Wednesday!  Richard Armitage interview snippet about his role of Logan-Wolverine and images, May 09, 2018  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1162)

Love this video interview snippet (below) with the oh so talented British actor Richard Armitage talking about his role of Logan for “Wolverine:  The Long Night” podcast!   “Marvel’s “Wolverine: The Long Night” Podcast – Richard Armitage as Logan” – … Continue reading

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THTHT:  Richard Armitage answers Great Fan Q’s via Audible Video Interview,  March, 27, 2018  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1154)

The talented, handsome, and oh so gracious Richard Armitage answered great fan questions posed to him for this #AskAudible interview video:   You asked, @RCArmitage answered! #AskArmitage pic.twitter.com/YyRBwvSFTo — audible.co.uk (@audibleuk) March 26, 2018   Thanks for sharing, Richard & … Continue reading

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Audible shares an extended interview with Richard Armitage about his new audiobook performance “Romeo and Juliet: A Novel”, February 15, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1044)

Next to having the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage portray an impassioned lover, I would have to say listening to him perform a love story—in this case, “Romeo and Juliet: A Novel” by David Hewson—ranks right up there. I … Continue reading

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Caption This Thursday!  Richard Armitage Images Out of Context,  February 09, 2017  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1040)

I love looking at various out of context images of the talented and handsome British actor Richard Armitage— and then alternate contexts come to mind. So here is a little “Caption This” challenge for a few Richard Armitage images!  Try … Continue reading

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Yearning to listen to Richard Armitage read another period romance? Well “Romeo and Juliet: A Novel” by David Hewson is coming from Audible in December 2016, September 06, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #964)

Having just finished listening again to the Audible produced Georgette Heyer triptych of the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage—with the image below of him recording Hamlet Prince of Denmark audiobook (image from Audible, circa 2014, via Simonne, Thanks!)– read … Continue reading

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Thespian Thursday! Coming Richard Armitage AttRActions! June 09, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #922)

With two cameo scenes of him portraying King Oleron  (postage stamp edit at right by Ania Zrysiowana, via MezzmerizedbyRichard) in the recently released film  Alice Through the Looking Glass—which I have yet to see–the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage  has … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage Named Top Voice in Classics Narration Genre by Audible, March 12, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #886)

Outstanding!  The talented British actor of stage and screen Richard Armitage (below narrating “David Copperfield”, image via Audible) praised for his genre defining audiobook narration of classic literature (below). Thanks to Chrissyinwm for tweeting the audible link!   Last month, … Continue reading

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“Our Guy” Friday: Richard Armitage’s Gaze, February 19, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #875)

There can be so much meaning conveyed in the way someone looks at you.  And the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage has a gaze that mesmerizes me as he looks through the camera lens to me/us. A gaze’s meaning  … Continue reading

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Fun Day Sunday:  Valentine’s Day–“Love is …” February 14, 2016  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #873)

Today, Valentine’s Day, we celebrate love.  And to start us off, I’m sharing my newly created 2016 Richard Armitage Valentine wallpaper (below).  I hope that you enjoy it. When we are little children, love is simple—milk and cookies, our warm … Continue reading

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“David Copperfield” is the Newest Richard Armitage Audiobook; whilst RA’s 3 Georgette Heyer Regency Period Audiobooks Continue to Enthrall Me, February 11, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #871)

With Audible launching the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage’s latest audiobook narration–of Charles Dickens’ book “David Copperfield” (right) last Tuesday–I realized that here is another wonderful story to be read to me by Richard Armitage (below). Thanks to Kitty … Continue reading

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Thespian Thursday–2015 Audie Awards are Tonight with Richard Armitage and Hamlet A Novel Nominated, May 28, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #755)

As an avid reader of other people’s stories and an amateur writer myself, I sometimes ask myself What is the essence of storytelling? In its purest form, storytelling to me is one individual sharing a tale of mystery, love, danger, … Continue reading

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Sexy SatuRdAy! To Richard Armitage Sir Guy with Love! With Thanks to @NellinDreams and Kudos to Mabelalexa Tumblr, May 16, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #747)

As you know, I am quite fond of the exquisitely talented British Actor Richard Armitage’s [portrait by Sarah Dunn in 2014, right]–I should just start abbreviating that as TETBARA, Ha!– character of Sir Guy of Gisborne. Heck! I have a … Continue reading

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Fun Day Sunday: Look Back, Look Back at Smouldering Thorin, and Looking Ahead for Richard Armitage, April 26, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #736)

Look back, look back at talented British actor Richard Armitage as the smouldering Thorin Oakenshield in this really lovely Ann Boudreau (Thanks!) Thorin and Key to Erebor wallpaper: To think that for four long years–starting when Richard Armitage was announced … Continue reading

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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, A Novel–Richard Armitage Shares his Thoughts about Telling This A.J. Hartley and David Hewson Story Adaptation, May 16, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #566)

Thanks to Richard Armitage France for tweeting the link to this Audible.com interview with the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage  who narrates the audiobook for “Hamlet, Prince of Denmark:  A Novel”  by A.J. Hartley and David Hewson (audio book … Continue reading

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“The Lords of the North: She Took My Hand” a Richard Armitage Audiobook Narration Excerpt, 11/07/12 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #302)

I love hearing Richard Armitage’s velvety deep baritone voice–and the many ways he intones various character personae–tell me a story.  I just finished listening to his reading/performance of  “The Convenient Marriage” [(1)]  again last weekend.  Heaven! And now, my dear … Continue reading

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Fun Day Sunday–Richard Armitage Gaze Fest 2012: Heaven Shines in Lucas’ Smile Wallpaper, 10/21/12 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #292)

Sorry for the short post today.  But since I’m supposed to rest my left eye due to corneal abrasions, I decided to rest my eyes on this fellow:   Richard Crispin Armitage. I created the Lucas North wallpaper (1) above last … Continue reading

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