Category Archives: Urban and the Shed crew

Friendship SatuRdAy! #RichardArmitage character portrayals of diverse friends and colleagues bring us together, June 06, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1301)

Friendship and colleagues within and across diverse and inclusive communities, and social justice, have been much on my mind for most of my life and in my work and my community service projects during my long university staff career–and again … 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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THTHT: A sweetly smiling Richard Armitage as Chop in profile from Urban and the Shed Crew (2018) delights, April 10, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1157)

Thanks to DurinLass for sharing this sweetly smiling and exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage portraying Chop in  “Urban and the Shed Crew” (2018) below.  He “is the very model of a modern major” movie star in the making!  Sighhh! … Continue reading

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Too Hottt to Handle Tuesday!  Richard Armitage and his shirt, etc., at NIFF 2018, April 03, 2018  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1156)

With all the great  NIFF 2018 Premiere of “Urban and the Shed Crew” Richard Armitage images from last weekend—and culminating on March 31, 2018–what was the burning question on my mind? What’s not to love about Richard Armitage, despite the … Continue reading

Posted in Empowerment, Fathers, Goodwill, Gratiana Lovelace, Hope, Love and Relationships, Mentor, Newcastle Int'l Film Festival (NIFF), Positivity, Richard Armitage, Role Model, Social Justice, social media, Society, Something About Love, Too Hottt to Handle Tuesday, Urban and the Shed crew | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

UATSC:  Could Something be Finally Happening with Distribution?  November 02, 2017  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1112)

  When Violet Dutchblogger (Thanks! )shared Chrissyinwm’s (Thanks!) screencap (see below): on Facebook yesterday/Wednesday–the British Actor Richard Armitage’s  “Urban and the Shed Crew” film (2015) that has not had a wide release—no release, really–I initially thought, Oh goody, they’ll release it … Continue reading

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Tally of “Change for Charity” Fundraising Efforts in Honor of Richard Armitage’s 46th Birthday; and Something About Love’s 6th Blogiversary, August 25, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1091)

On Tuesday, August 22, 2017, I/Grati had made my first donation of $22.46 USD to Childline on Richard Armitage’s Just Giving site, in honor of Rihis 46th birthday, via my Change for Charity Fundraiser. And since we started our Change … Continue reading

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Soothing Sunday:  Richard Armitage as Chop dancing with Anna Friel as Greta in UATSC gif, July 10, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #936)

Yesterday on Twitter, I shared the talented British actors Richard Armitage as Chop gif dancing with Anna Friel as Greta in Urban and the Shed Crew (UATSC) below.  Thanks to Ultra Veloce for making the gif!  And the more I … 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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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

Posted in "Brain on Fire" filming 2015, "Pilgrimage" film, Chop in Urban and the Shed Crew, Drama, Family, Fangurling, Fathers, Gary Fuller, Graphic, Historical Fiction, Into the Storm, Medical, Period Drama, Pilgrimage, Review, Richard Armitage, Society, Something About Love, Tumblr, Urban and the Shed crew | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

A few good men amongst Richard Armitage characters and such, May 19, 2016  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #913)

The scene opens with six gentlemen sitting around silently—so far –in a space that can best be described as 70’s chic.  The men—representing the talented British actor Richard Armitage as some of his characters are arranged in a three quarter round semi … Continue reading

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Something About Love New 2016 Blog Header, January 04, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #855)

I worked all day yesterday on updating the graphics for my blog header. I like my overall design that I debuted in 2013. So there is no need for me to reinvent the wheel. Ha! And the exquisitely talented British … Continue reading

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Hashtag-GetUrbanMovieGlobal: A Fans of Richard Armitage Campaign for the UATSC Film, November 7, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #825)

Hi All, I’m just giving a signal boost for this Fans of Richard Armitage et al campaign starting November 7th, 2015 and running for 3 days that hopes to encourage the powers that be to distribute the Richard Armitage film … Continue reading

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British Actor Richard Armitage Established a New Donations Page to Benefit “Action for Children” at Just Giving, October 11, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #813)

Apropos of helping others in need, the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage (image right, courtesy of M.I. Rogers, from his Best Supporting Actor win at the 2015 Saturn Awards for his portrayal of Thorin Oakenshield in THBOTFA) established a … Continue reading

Posted in Book, Charities, Chop in Urban and the Shed Crew, Compassion, Giving, Goodwill, Portraits, Positivity, Richard Armitage, Role Model, Social Justice, Society, Something About Love, Thorin, Urban and the Shed crew, Video | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Sexy SatuRdAy! Richard Armitage’s Sexy Scruffy Style as Chop in Urban and the Shed Crew, August 29, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #801)

What makes a man sexy? Handsomeness? Longish hair which you can run you fingers through? Clothes–or lack thereof? Bearing and deportment? Talent/achievement? Demeanor? Compassion toward others? Purpose driven? Humility? Sense of humor and fun? All of that–and more. And if … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage’s New Film Project “Brain on Fire”: Will the Medical Plot Sizzle or Fizzle?, July 17, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #785)

With any announcement of a new artistic project for the exquisitely talented British Actor Richard Armitage, our hearts go aflutter with anticipation. And this past year, Mr. Armitage has had so many new projects, the man is the hardest working … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage as Father-Mentor in UATSC, July 08, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #781)

The Director of the soon to be released film Urban and the Shed Crew (from Blenheim Films), Candida Brady, shared a new promotional image for the film on Monday (thanks to Teresa A and RANet for pointing me to it): … 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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Richard Armitage’s “Urban and the Shed Crew” Trailer Link shared by RANet, June 06, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #761)

“Urban and the Shed Crew” film IMDB link, the plot in a nutshell: A boy who needs a father, a parent, finds one in an unlikely person–a man who also finds himself in becoming the boy’s father. [behind the scenes … 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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Fun Day Sunday: Richard Armitage’s New Film Role as Redemptive Mentor in Urban and the Shed Crew, March 16, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #530)

According to RANet (www.RichardArmitageNet.com), Richard Armitage has a new role in the film adaptation of Bernard Hare’s memoir, “Urban Grimshaw and the Shed Crew” (minus the Grimshaw in the title): Excerpted by RANet: “And from the Urban and the Shed … Continue reading

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