Category Archives: Review

Happy Hanukkah to my Jewish Friends!  December 22, 2019  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1270)

The December Holidays hold many secular and sacred celebrations that we all enjoy.  And the Jewish ritual of Hanukkah celebrates a miracle, born in strife, of the menorah lamp oil lasting 8 days—until more sacred kosher oil could be prepared. … Continue reading

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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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Thespian Thursday:   Hariclea’s blog links for her UATSC and Richard Armitage Experiences at NIFF!  April 26, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1160)

I really enjoyed reading Hariclea’s (of the Opera is Magic blog) extensive accounts of her Newcastle International Film Festival (NIFF) experiences in attending the events and film screening of “Urban and the Shed Crew”. So listed below are links to … Continue reading

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Thespian Thursday: The reviews are in! “Richard Armitage Captivates …” in Love, Love, Love! October 20, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #986)

The Guardian:  “Richard Armitage Captivates…” in Love, Love, Love! “The play begins in 1967 when the Oxford students Sandra (a ferociously good Amy Ryan) and Kenneth (Richard Armitage, making a captivating New York debut) meet in London. … ” https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2016/oct/19/love-love-love-review-richard-armitage-baby-boomersContinue reading

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Super Dad Sunday! Richard Armitage collage as Gary Fuller in 2014’s Into the Storm! May 29, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #917)

I love the riepu10 tumblr collage of Richard Armitage as Gary Fuller in 2014’s Into the Storm as shared by Guylty (below)!  Thanks, Ladies! The “Into the Storm” film was shot in 2011 when the exquisitely talented British actor Richard … Continue reading

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“Urban and the Shed Crew” Image Evokes the Central Theme of the Film, June 11, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #764)

As Father’s Day approaches in the U.S., this RANet screen cap below of Urban looking through a tunnel/culvert at Chop from the recently released “Urban and the Shed Crew” (UATSC) teaser trailer, really speaks to me. For me, it is … Continue reading

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Experiencing The Crucible Starring Richard Armitage via DT; & 2015 Olivier Awards, April 12, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #730)

I am stunned beyond my own imaginings after experiencing Arthur Miller’s The Crucible, a 2014 production of The Old Vic Theatre (right) directed by the talented South African director Yael Farber–via my copy of it purchased through Digital Theatre. My … Continue reading

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