Tag Archives: Drama

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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Newsday Tuesday:  Richard Armitage to star in “Now and Then” also to begin filming in 2021, June 30, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1307)

  Adapted from the novel “Now and Then” (image above via GoodReads) by the late William Corlett, The LGBTQ+ British drama “ Now & Then” (THR, 2020) is—at its heart—the story of a Mother and son finding their way to … Continue reading

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Feeling nostalgic for Richard Armitage as Thorin Oakenshield singing Misty Mountains Cold with Dwarves of Durin video, June 28, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1306)

As we get closer to the 10th Anniversary [Oct. 22, 2010] of Richard Armitage being announced to portray Thorin Oakenshield in “The Hobbit:  An Unexpected Journey”, I’m feeling nostalgic for the simple melody of “Misty Mountains Cold” sung by him … Continue reading

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Sensational Sunday! New #UncleVanya poster with 4 & 5 star ratings, etc. March 01, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1285)

I’m playing catch up with my Richard Armitage and Uncle Vanya play news and images.  So Enjoy! A) London’s Uncle Vanya play starring the talented British actors Richard Armitage, Toby Jones, Ciaran Hinds, Rosalind Eleazar, Aimee Lou Woods, etc., is … Continue reading

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Uncle Vanya stars Toby Jones and Richard Armitage BBC2 radio interview with Graham Norton, February 16, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1282)

What is better than having my favorite British entertainment interviewer Graham Norton host a BBC2 radio interview with Uncle Vanya stars Toby Jones and Richard Armitage?  Not much! l to r: Richard Armitage, Graham Norton, & Toby Jones Fab #TeamNortonR2 … 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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“The Stranger” new official trailer is suspenseful and riveting! January 17, 2020  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1277)

In the new Netflix original series “The Stranger”, based on Harlen Coben’s  book of the same name, the talented British actor Richard Armitage  portrays  a man whose marriage, family, and life, quickly  unravel due to his missing wife’s secrets,  lies, … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage’s new clothing optional Sexy SatuRdAy Selfies,  January 11, 2020  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1276)

  ***facetious alert* With the talented British actor Richard Armitage being only three days away from the January 14th, 2020 opening of his new play Uncle Vanya at the Harold Pinter Theatre in London, England (below), we can only appreciate … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage and Julie Delpy receive wonderful review for “My Zoe” film, October 15, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1267)

Thanks to RABulgaria for tweeting this link to a wonderful review of Richard Armitage and Julie Delphy in their film “My Zoe”.  There are no spoilers about the plot in the review. https://www.filminquiry.com/tiff-2019-my-zoe/ Image capped  by me from TIFF website … Continue reading

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Love Richard Armitage’s playful portraiture as Dr. Astrov, October 06, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1265)

Don’t you just love Richard Armitage’s playful portraiture?  Sighhh! (Thanks to RANet for the image.) In the image below, he is in one of his Uncle Vanya (his Chekov play in 2020) promo portraits showing his mysterious side—as love muffin … Continue reading

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Sweetly Sexy SatuRdAy–Richard Armitage attending TIFF for his “My Zoe” film premiere, September 07, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1259)

The talented British actor Richard Armitage only recently expressed his friendly farewell to his new friends in South Korea on his latest project (via TeresaA Thanks!): Then Richard Armitage flies today to Toronto, Canada to attend the Toronto International Film … 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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“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 30: A Young Bride’s Expectations,  July 31, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1251; and on Wattpad)

  “Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 30: A Young Bride’s Expectations, July 31, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1251; and on Wattpad) [an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);  [(1) story cover art, left] [As … Continue reading

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Thespian Thursday:  “First Look Clip” of  new Netflix Thriller Series“The Stranger” with Richard Armitage, July 25, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1250)

  A cool and creepy “first look clip” to the new Netflix thriller “The Stranger” starring the talented British Actor Richard Armitage!   Adapted from Harlan Coben’s book “The Stranger”, this clip “features the first meeting between Adam Price (played … Continue reading

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“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 29: A Blushing Bride to be,  July 22, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1249)

“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 29: A Blushing Bride to be, July 22, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1249) [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. 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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“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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“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 21:  Courting Couples, Part 2,  May 19, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1236)

“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 21:  Courting Couples, Part 2, May 19, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1236; and on Wattpad) (an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);  [(1) story cover art, left] [As is … Continue reading

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“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 16:  Family Ties,  April 06, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1225)

“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 16:  Family Ties,  April 06, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1225) (an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);  [(1) story cover art, left] [As is my custom, from time to … Continue reading

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“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 14:  Lord Harold seeks to rescue Lady Penelope,  March 25, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1223)

“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 14:  Lord Harold seeks to rescue Lady Penelope, March 25, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1223) an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);  [(1) story cover art, left] [As is … Continue reading

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“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 13:  Questioning Vicar Whitby, March 17, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1221)

“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 13:  Questioning Vicar Whitby, March 17, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1221) 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. 12:  A betrothal promise was fulfilled,  March 10, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1219)

“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 12:  A betrothal promise was fulfilled,  March 10, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1219) (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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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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