Category Archives: Period Drama

My new November 2021 sidebar image CelebRAtes the 17th Anniversary of Richard Armitage in North & South (2004), by Gratiana Lovelace, November 07, 2021  (Post #1423)  

  Though my 2010 introduction to the multi-talented British actor Richard Armitage’s character portrayals (RA portrait below in 2021, courtesy of KatieC) came more than midway through his now  twenty nine years and counting tv, film, stage, and audiobook, etc., … Continue reading

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“Seeking the Niceties of Marriage”, Ch. 11:  Bride & Groom, June 20, 2021 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1392)

  (An original Regency Romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2021; All rights reserved)  [(1) story cover below left] [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with actors … Continue reading

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“Seeking the Niceties of Marriage”, Ch. 10:  Wedding Day Danger Looms,  June 16, 2021 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1390) 

  (An original Regency Romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2021; All rights reserved)   [(1) story cover below left] [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with actors … Continue reading

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N&S Meeting again brings hope and love, April 11, 2021 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1374)

The loving hope in John Thornton’s eyes is mirrored in Margaret’s eyes as they meet again.  Sighhh! Watching North and South and thinking, when are we going to see you wear a cravat again, #RichardArmitage ? Please do another costume … Continue reading

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#Wonderful_Wednesday!  #RichardArmitage as #JohnThornton gazing our way, January 13, 2021 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1360)

  Sometimes, only #RichardArmitage as #JohnThornton in North & South (2004) will do.  Sighhh! Feb.26 2018 I got my braces.I was in pain& miserable so instead of doing my homework,I watched N&S that had been sitting on my Netflix list.Since … Continue reading

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MCM:  More Richard Armitage as Dr. Astrov in UV film images to enjoy,  January 04, 2021 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1358)

  For a Monday morning of my first week back to work after the holiday break–a job that I’m very grateful to have–I’m sharing some new Richard Armitage as Dr. Astrov in the 2020 Uncle Vanya film images and new … Continue reading

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Love is in the air, and in the lips for Richard Armitage as Dr. Astrov!, October 12, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1332)

  Grati edit, brt2 The talented British actor Richard Armitage as Dr. Astrov in Uncle Vanya definitely burnishes his heart throb image when kissing the also talented  Rosalind Eleazar as Yelena! Such sweet torture…#UncleVanya #Astrov #RichardArmitage pic.twitter.com/W8UAe2thYO — Fernanda Matias … Continue reading

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Thespian Thursday!   Richard Armitage as Dr. Astrov  in Uncle Vanya play quote wallpaper about Earth Conservation, April 23, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1295)

Inspiring saving the world we live in through literary/theatrical advocacy uplifts all of us:   And the talented British actor Richard Armitage portraying Dr. Astrov in Chekhov’s “Uncle Vanya”  looks hottt in his shirtsleeves. *wink*   Thanks to Mat Khal … Continue reading

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Uncle Vanya—January 23, 2020 Press Night After Party pix, January 28, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1279)

  Thanks to Mat Khal for sharing the Uncle Vanya January 23, 2020 Press Night After Party pix by David Benett Getty links! Pasted below is a grouping of the would be lovers characters. L to R:  Rosalind Eleazar (portrays … Continue reading

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Thespian Thursday! Richard Armitage as Dr. Astrov in Uncle Vanya is … THUD! January 23, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1278)

  Richard Armitage as Dr. Astrov in Uncle Vanya is … THUD!  Another tour de force character portrayal in the making for Richard Armitage! Image thanks to Mat Khal.  And more Uncle Vanya play and cast pix may be found … Continue reading

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“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 37 Epilogue: Our Loving Expectations,  December 31, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1273)

  “Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 37 Epilogue: Our Loving Expectations, December 31, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1273) (an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);  [(1) story cover art, left] [As is my custom, … Continue reading

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“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 36 End:  Solemn Vows,  December 30, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1272)

  “Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 36 End:  Solemn Vows, December 30, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1272) [an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);  [(1) story cover art, left] [As is my custom, from … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage’s 2019 Holiday Message to his Fans,  December 25, 2019  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1271)

The talented  British actor  Richard Armitage has shared his 2019 Holiday Message to his fans via his Twitter feed: From Grati:  Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas!   P.S.  For easier reading, below is the text of Richard Armitage’s 2019 … Continue reading

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“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 35:  Weddings vows renewals and such,   September 23, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1263)

  “Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 35:  Weddings vows renewals and such,   September 23, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1263) [an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);  [(1) story cover art, left]  [As is my … Continue reading

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Celebrating my Something About Love 8th Blogiversary!  August 25, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post 1258)

I realized yesterday on August 24, 2019 that it was my 8th Blogiversary of blogging here on my little Something About Love (SAL) blog! Little could I have known when I started this blog that it would have such a … Continue reading

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“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 33:  Wedding Night,  August 19, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1256)

  “Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 33:  Wedding Night, August 19, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1256; & on Wattpad) [an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);  [(1) story cover art, left] [As is my … Continue reading

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“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 32:  Wedding  Nervousness,  August  12, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1255)

  “Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 32:  Wedding  Nervousness, August  12, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1255; and on Wattpad) [an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);  [(1) story cover art, left] [As is my … Continue reading

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Thornton Thursday! John’s kisses to Margaret, July 18, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1248)

I loved in “North & South” (2004) when Richard Armitage as John gently caressed Daniela Denby-Ashe as Margaret’s face, then he tenderly kissed her with all the love he had in his heart for her. This was perhaps John’s one … Continue reading

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“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 28: The Interviews,  July 14, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1247)

“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 28: The Interviews,  July 14, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1247; & on Wattpad) [an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);  [(1) story cover art, left] [As is my custom, … Continue reading

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“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 27: Lord Robert’s secret,  July 10, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1245)

“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 27: Lord Robert’s secret, July 10, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1245) [an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);  [(1) story cover art, left] [As is my custom, from time … Continue reading

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“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 26: Tea up at Sussex Hall,  July 07, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1244)

“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 26: Tea up at Sussex Hall, July 07, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1244) [an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);  [(1) story cover art, left] [As is my custom, … Continue reading

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“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 24:  Going to the Sussex Village Faire,  June 24, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1241)

“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 24:  Going to the Sussex Village Faire, June 24, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1241) (an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);  [(1) story cover art, left]  [As is my … Continue reading

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“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 23:  An unexpected development,  June 03, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1239)

“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 23:  An unexpected development,  June 03, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1239) (an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);  [(1) story cover art, left]  [As is my custom, from time … Continue reading

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“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 22:  A loving reconciliation,  May 27, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1238)

“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 22:  A loving reconciliation,  May 27, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1238) (an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);  [(1) story cover art, left] [As is my custom, from time … Continue reading

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“Downton Abbey” the movie is finally coming!  I can’t wait to see it! May 23, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1237)

“Downton Abbey” the movie is finally coming!  I can’t wait to see it!  

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