Category Archives: Spy thriller

Sexy Spooks Spies Saturday—HuffPost Article with Richard Armitage, August 08, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1316)

[left to right:  Richard Armitage circa 2008  Spooks  as Lucas North, and Richard Armitage in 2020 doing press for Uncle Vanya] Below is an excerpt from the Huffpost Spooks actors article of February 08, 2020 by Ash Percival featuring the … Continue reading

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WCW: Richard Armitage, “Singing in the Rain”, in Budapest! March 06, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1217)

Richard Armitage, “Singing in the Rain”, in BudaPest!   Images courtesy of this lovely lady, Mina Tander (via RABulgaria): Daniel and Esther on Berlin Station!  Forever together, in our hearts!

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THUD Thursday!  Refined beardly goodness in newish Richard Armitage Portrait, January 10, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1203)

I found a newish 2018 image of the tantalizingly talented Richard Armitage (below) Tuesday night while perusing the net.  Ah, such beardly goodness—with a tease of neckage!  And he looks great in a suit and tie.   Sighhh!  Enjoy! Then I … Continue reading

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WCW—Daniel Miller in repose, December 19, 2018  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1196)

Having caught myself up on the first three episodes of the 2018 Berlin Station season on last Sunday evening, I have to say that the following image of Daniel Miller in repose is the one that I prefer: Besides, with … Continue reading

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WCW:  Richard Armitage as Berlin Station Spy Daniel Miller tries to Keep Calm, October 10, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1188)

When spies with their complicated  and danger prone lives have a bad day, they are really having a bad day. Cue the talented British actor Richard Armitage portraying Daniel Miller (in the keep calm wallpaper above, courtesy of Mat Khal, … Continue reading

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Thriller Thursday—Berlin Station Season 3 Teaser Trailer Intrigues,   September 20, 2018  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1185)

Thanks to TeresaA for sharing the link on FB to the new Berlin Station Season 3 Teaser Trailer from EPIX!   Well, I’m intrigued.  I’m glad to see Richard Armitage (below, Leland Orser , Richard Jenkins, Michelle Forbes,  Mina Tander, and … Continue reading

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THUD Thursday!  Richard Armitage, dog lover!  August 02, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1175)

This is a nice and very friendly picture of Berlin Station 3 costars Michelle Forbes and Richard Armitage–and her dog Henry.  Oh to be the dog!   Sighhh! Thanks to Teresa A for sharing the image above! And by Michelle Forbes’ brilliant … Continue reading

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Spy Day Friday:  Berlin Station costars Caroline Goodall and Richard Armitage set to interview each other about acting on March 31, 2018,   March 23, 2018  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1153)

  Goodall FB link  shared by UVeloce (Thanks!): Caroline Goodall of Kelly Frost fame on Berlin Station will be sitting down and chatting about the acting profession with her costar “the immaculate Richard Armitage” (who portrays Daniel Miller) on Saturday, … Continue reading

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Thespian Thursday:  Twitter fun with Lucas North, in an Oz sort of way, February 22, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1146)

I had a fun and funny exchange with a twitter friend named @Kim_AussieGirl last night about the Spooks 9 plot twist debacle—wherein the beloved Lucas North character was revealed  to be a terrorist named John Bateman. So not how we … Continue reading

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Melt My Heart Monday—Richard Armitage’s new “Night at the Opera” Selfie is a Stunner!   December 04, 2017  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1122)

The talented British actor Richard Armitage starring as Daniel Miller in Berlin Station on EPIX shared this Selfie the day of their Season 2 finale broadcast of episode 9 on Sunday, December 3, 2017 (Thanks to KatieC for sharing the … Continue reading

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WCW:  Back to Basics!  Richard Armitage as John Porter with bare shoulders and arms distRAction, November 29, 2017  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1120)

Just what every  Richard Armitage Fan Girl needs:  An image of #RichardArmitage portraying John Porter in Strike Back Origins (2010, epi 6) in a spot of trouble. It’s unfortunate that Porter/Richard is all tied up below for a scene.  He must … Continue reading

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Reblogging Guylty’s Review of “Berlin Station 2×06: Rich in Cliches?  [Review/Silliness/Spoilers],November 16, 2017  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1116)

I/Grati have been ruminating about the latest episode of EPIX produced Berlin Station (series 2, epi 6) that aired last Sundat night.  But with little free time to devote to getting in onto paper, I was delighted to find an incisive … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage Ushers in a Daniel Miller Evolution in Berlin Station series 2, September 28, 2017  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1101)

Series 2—Trailer 1   Series 2—Trailer 2   Series 2—Teaser   As I was watching more of the Berlin Station series 2 t(in 2017) trailers and teaser video (see above), it occurred to me that not only did Richard Armitage’s … Continue reading

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Fun Day Sunday—Richard Armitage and Berlin Station 2 Cast Images shared from Paley Fest!  September 17, 2017  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1098)

Love the following  British Actor Richard Armitage  (below) and his Berlin Station 2 cast colleague images shared Saturday night by RA and the Paley Center during Paley Fest!  *THUD!*   RCA tweet with Richard’s suggestion:  “Spylish?” My /Grati’s reply to … Continue reading

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Spy Day Friday:  Richard Armitage’s character Daniel Miller in Focus for Season 2 of Berlin Station,  September 07, 2017  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1095)

The end of Season 1 of Berlin Station in 2016 left me wondering what Richard Armitage’s spy agent character Daniel Miller would do in Season 2—not to mention what the rest of the characters would be up to. They had … Continue reading

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Too Hottt to Handle Tuesday!  Richard Armitage, The Gray, August 29, 2017  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1093)

Thanks to MooseTurds for tweeting this latest instagram of Richard Armitage (below) near a river/canal, with a lovely lady and Berlin Station season 2 costar Eve Borchadt (Thanks to KellyHA for the intel!). The man—the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage–just … Continue reading

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Berlin Station Series 2 On Set Richard Armitage Interview Snippet about Geopolitical Themes–and Grati’s etc., August 02, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1083)

Well, when Berlin Station series 1 ended at the end of 2016, we all wondered where the plots and characters from series 1 (below) would go from there. With Hector de Jean (portrayed by Rhys Ifans) exposed as the Thomas … Continue reading

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Berlin Station 2017 Sunday—Twitter Q&A, and IG Stories link,   June 11, 2017  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1068)

Berlin Station’s 2017 season 2 is in production filming in Europe (Spain at the moment).  Yet the producers, director, writer and cast are taking a few precious moments of their free time to share and interact with their fans. First … Continue reading

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Sexy SatuRdAy Richard Armitage Characters April Fools Prank,   April 01, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1053)

It’s the Friday night before April Fool’s Day, on Saturday April 1st, 2017.  And the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage and his various incarnations/characters are kicking back with his brethren for a guy’s night out into early morning that … Continue reading

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Guy + Porter: The Mind & Heart of a Warrior wallpaper by Grati, March 24, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1050)

It’s Guy/Spy Day Friday!  And though John Porter in Strike Back (2010) wasn’t a “spy” per se–he was a field agent. Ha!–he definitely had some shoulders. And all through RH3, I lamented the lack of Sir Guy of Gisborne revealing … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a photo edit:  Fun while filming Berlin Station Last Year, Michelle Forbes and Richard Armitage,  December 27, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1021)

I like playing around with images in Photoshop—fixing some, enhancing others.  It’s like a coloring book for adults.  And since I have no artistic skill whatsoever, Photoshop 14 gives me aids to help me over that hurdle.  Snap! My latest … Continue reading

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Weekend-ings December 18: Two Richard Armitage Characters Dancing into the Sunset, December 17, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1016)

  We have been blessed with concurrent Richarding opportunities this Fall/Autumn—with the play Love, Love, Love, and his tv show Berlin Station.  But they both come to an end on Sunday December 18th, as we and they say farewell.   … Continue reading

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Spy Day Friday: Ghisborne gifs of the Berlin Station, episode 5 prelude to Richard Armitage as Daniel’s love scene are romantic & sweet, November 25, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1005)

In the gifs by ghisborne tumblr (Thanks!) and shared at Richard-Crispin-Armitage tumblr where I saw them. (Thanks also!) (see my screen cap below) of the Berlin Station episode 5 prelude to the love scene, characters U.S. spy Daniel Miller (portrayed … Continue reading

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InTriguing Tuesday! Glady Roland’s Quad Collage of Richard Armitage as Daniel Miller in Berlin Station Epi 3, etc., November 01, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #993)

I love this Glady Roland fan made (Thanks!) quad collage poster (below) of Richard Armitage as Daniel Miller from Berlin Station season 1 Episode 3!  From upper left, clockwise, my take on Daniel’s emotions are:  curious/wary, incensed, angered, fearful. Your … Continue reading

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Spy Thriller Thursday:  Teaser Trailer for Berlin Station Episode 3 involves Richard Armitage’s …., October 27, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post#990)

This coming Sunday, October 30, 2016 Episodie 3 of Berlin Station airs at 9pm ET/ 8pm CST—the last free episode on EPIX.com.  So, true to form, EPIX has released a teaser trailer (Thanks to MooseTurds for the YT link that lead … Continue reading

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