Category Archives: Voice

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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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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“Somerset:  A Time to Love”, Ch. 13 (PG-13, L):  “Love me, that’s all I ask of you”,  September 19, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1099)

(“Somerset:  A Time to Love” is an original contemporary romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2017; All rights reserved)  [(1) story cover, left] Author’s Dramatic Content Note:  I write romantic love stories for adults, aged 18 and older.  So most of … Continue reading

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“Audio Recording: Three scenes w/ Richard Armitage in Pilgrimage”, April 25, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1059)

With Special Thanks to @mooseturds on Twitter for sharing these audio clips: “Audio Recording: Three scenes w/ Richard Armitage in Pilgrimage” video by Short RA Clips   And according to @mooseturds, the “Pilgrimage” film will have subtitles for the non-English … 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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“Brain on Fire”: Richard Armitage’s credible American accent and a new movie poster, February 13, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1042)

In the  official movie  trailer for  the film “Brain on Fire”, the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage (below in a scene with his daughter portrayed by Chloe Grace Moretz) shares a very credible American accent–different than other American characters … Continue reading

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We are Women, Hear us Roar:  The Women’s Marches Saturday January 21, 2017,  January 22, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1032)

Oh how I wish that I could have participated in one of The Women’s Marches yesterday, Saturday, January 21, 2017.   I know several ladies from our community who went to the DC Women’s March.   I can’t wait to hear their … Continue reading

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A Martin Luther King Day National Observance, January 16, 2017  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1030)

Today in the United States is a national holiday—Martin Luther King Day—a memorial observance and remembrance of the life and contributions to our society by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (and right). Born January 15, 1929—yesterday would have … Continue reading

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Floored Friday!  “Richard Armitage:  Fresh Face for Love, Love, Love” Jane Hotel Broadway dot com photoshoot video, December 02, 2016  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1009)

You know me, I generally don’t post on back to back days—my preferring to let a post have time to breathe.  And it gives me time to breathe also—as a lady who works fulltime at a very demanding university Staff … 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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Tears in Heaven:  For all who were killed or injured this week, July 08, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #935)

First, a moment of silence in honor of the U.S. citizens and police officers who were killed or injured this week—and for those around the world: “Eric Clapton – Tears in Heaven (lyrics)”, a video by Stefani Berto   I … Continue reading

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“Forgiveness and Intention” are themes of Richard Armitage’s heartfelt message for Stop Cyberbullying Day, June 18, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #925)

The exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage’s (left)  in his June 17, 2016 Stop Cyberbullying Day 2016  message for his CyberSmile Foundation blog post, seemed to me to be distilled down to his essay’s final thoughts: “Never underestimate your words. Use them … 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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Happy International Women’s Day 2016!  March 08, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #884)

To women everywhere–and their encouragers like my wonderful hubby–I hope that we have a wonderful day celebrating the unique, extraordinary, talented, intelligent, compassionate, strong, forward thinking, etc., way that we impact our society and our world! For more about IWD, please visit … 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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FunDay Sunday: Happy International Women’s Day! March 08, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #715)

Today is International Women’s Day (image above c/o United Nations)! Today is about women–and the men, husbands, fathers, brothers, friends, and colleagues who support them.  Thanks to Angelika for the graphic, right. No matter your gender, you had and/or have … Continue reading

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FanstRA 4: Richard Armitage’s Voice–Speaking and Singing by Delia La Fanetta, March 13, 2013 Gratiana Lovelace (Post#378)

Dear Readers, Today I have a guest blogger friend, Delia La Fanetta, sharing her perceptions with you today about Richard Armitage’s voice–speaking and singing.  She shares her thoughts first in Italian and then in English.  I am thrilled to have … Continue reading

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