Tag Archives: The Crucible

Earlier Uncle Vanya 2020 play preview review is a real gem, July 12, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1309)

  I’m not sure how I missed coming across this wonderful gem of an Uncle Vanya in 2020 play preview review by mrmonstagigz from  January 15, 2020, but I’m glad that it was recommended in the Richard Armitage  in Uncle … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage Smouldering in Overcoats, August 13, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1177)

There is something about Richard Armitage smouldering in his black overcoats—as himself, or in character–that melts my heart! Sighhh! Thanks to KatieC for sharing/tweeting (below) this 2006 Sunday Times Richard Armitage portrait (by Jude Edginton). And below are a few … Continue reading

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“Funny Sunday”—And God Created Richard Armitage wallpaper shared by Sueli,  October 08, 2017  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1104)

  “Funny Sunday” as shared by Sueli (Thanks!): Oh my!  So very good, indeed!  I’m thighhhing!  *wink*  Hope everyone has a great day!  Hugs!   P.S.  And the talented British actor Richard Armitage really does know how to kiss!  Thanks to KatieC … Continue reading

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Global Team Armitage!  The Crucible Starring Richard Armitage Awaits me–Again!   September 16, 2017  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1097)

Wow! I checked my Digital Theatre account again this evening (Friday night Sept, 15, 2017), and my “purchase history” tab is active!  Yes! And my personal DT account shows that I can see the listing of “The Crucible” (the 2014 … 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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Groundhog Day at Bag End–Will the Dwarves see his Shadow?  February 02, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1037)

It’s Groundhog Day in the U.S.—it’s a kind of folk tradition that occurs every February 2nd.  Supposedly, if the ground hog—such a Pennsylvania’s Punxsutawney Phil–sees his shadow, then we have 6 more weeks of Winter. If he doesn’t see his … Continue reading

Posted in Fantasy, Gratiana Lovelace, History, Holiday, Humor, Middle Earth, movies, Period Drama, Richard Armitage, Sexy, Society, Something About Love, The Crucible, The Hobbit, Thorin, Thorin Thursday, Video | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Richard Armitage as John Proctor in “The Crucible” 2014 play-to-film by Digital Theatre to be released in U.S. March 01, 2017!,  January 27, 2017  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1034)

Though I could not afford to travel to London in 2014 to see the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage —Richard Armitage at right in his 2015 Best Actor Olivier Award nominated portrayal of John Proctor–in the 2014 Old Vic … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage New Projects Posters Fever!  July 24, 2016  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #942)

One of the things that I as a fan of the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage enjoy almost as much as his film and tv projects, are the posters that go along with them.  And this past week, we … 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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Sexy SatuRdAy! Richard Armitage Crinkles!  May 28, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #916)

I love Richard Armitage’s crinkles in this extreme closeup at the BOFA premiere (right, courtesy of RA24x7, thanks!)!  And he has seemed to have his crinkles from his earlies days as a mid-thirties Sir Guy from 10 years ago. And … 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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WCW: Bawdy Richard Armitage and “A Pocket Full of … Miracles?” October 28, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #821)

Obscura at her Ancient Armitage blog delightfully shared her thoughts about  Richard Armitage’s recent Empire article interview’s rapid Q & A response to his startling lack of milk affinity, with great humor. In fact, she and I exchanged several sisterly … Continue reading

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Sexy Smoulder Gaze Alert: Richard Armitage Signing The Crucible Poster, October 24, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #819)

Sixteen months ago, the exquisitely talented British Actor Richard Armitage was launched again upon the world stage–when he took to the stage portraying the classic role of flawed victim/hero John Proctor in Arthur Miller’s The Crucible at The Old Vic … Continue reading

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Thespian Thursday: Forever Love–John Proctor’s Loving Final Kisses to his Wife Elizabeth, September 17, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #807)

As I get older–and ponder making wills–I find that I think of mortality more. That is especially true now that my grandparents, parents, and aunts and uncles generations have all passed on. There is no generation above me. And now … Continue reading

Posted in Creativity, Drama, Forgiveness, Gifs, Historical Fiction, History, Interview, John Proctor, Love and Relationships, Period Drama, Richard Armitage, Romance, Social Justice, Society, Something About Love, The Crucible, The Old Vic Theatre, Theatre, Thespian Thursday, Yael Farber | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Sexy Spy SatuRdAy: Richard Armitage to Star in 10 part EPIX TV series Berlin Station, September 12, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #805)

What is it about European cities that make them ripe for intriguing spy films and tv miniseries? The old world charm of centuries old cities with ancient architecture and real cobblestone streets? The richness of history steeped in political and … Continue reading

Posted in Berlin Station mini series, Creative Writing, Period Drama, Portraits, Richard Armitage, Sexy SatuRdAy, Sir Peter Jackson, Something About Love, The Battle of the Five Armies, The Crucible, The Hobbit, Thorin | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

Thorin & Orcrist Stunningly Beautiful Painting by Wisesnail, August 06, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #793)

I love the rich and varied Thorin Oakenshield artwork that people create! The Thorin holding Orcrist painting below by Wisesnail–of the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage who portrayed Thorin Oakenshield in The Hobbit films trilogy–is stunningly beautiful in every … Continue reading

Posted in Battle of the Five Armies, Creativity, Desolation of Smaug, Fantasy, Fiction, Graphic, Middle Earth, movies, Period Drama, Portraits, Richard Armitage, Something About Love, The Battle of the Five Armies, The Hobbit, Thorin | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

FDS: Richard Armitage’s Over the Shoulder Smoulder at Comic Con 2015, July 12, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #783)

Any time the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage looks through the camera to his fans/admirers, I hear the collective gulp.  And I know that I go weak at the knees. Sighhh! In the image at right, Mr. Armitage was … 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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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

Posted in Drama, Fiction, Forgiveness, Graphic, Interview, John Proctor, Love and Relationships, Olivier Awards, Period Drama, Review, Richard Armitage, Social Justice, Something About Love, The Crucible, The Old Vic Theatre, Theatre, Video, Yael Farber | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

WCW: A Little Richard Armitage Eye TheRApy and Olivier Awards #AskArmitage, April 01to 02, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #726)

My eyes have had one of their flare-ups this past week, so my vision has been spotty. And my having only recently been successful in downloading “The Crucible”–in the SD format–it seems rather ironic that I/eye am too tired vision … Continue reading

Posted in AttRAction, Fangurling, Graphic, John Proctor, Olivier Awards, Portraits, Richard Armitage, Sexy, Something About Love, Storytelling, The Crucible, The Old Vic Theatre, Theatre, Video | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 32 Comments

Digital Theatre Presents The Crucible Starring Richard Armitage as John Proctor Available for Download on March 17th! March, 17, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #720)

Our patience is rewarded and The Old Vic’s production of The Crucible starring the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage is available for download today starting at 9am EST (New York) from Digital Theatre.   FAQs from Digital Theatre about … Continue reading

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WCW: Euphoric ReActions to Richard Armitage’s 2015 Olivier Awards Best Actor Nomination, March 11, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #717)

February 2015: I know that they must be posting the British 2015 Olivier Award Nominations soon. But when? My fingers and toes are crossed that the exquisitely talented British Actor Richard Armitage (right as John Proctor in The Crucible at … Continue reading

Posted in Awards, Graphic, History, Honor, John Proctor, Period Drama, Portraits, RA Artwork, Richard Armitage, Social Justice, Something About Love, The Crucible, The Old Vic Theatre, Theatre, Video, Yael Farber | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Thespian Thursday: Richard Armitage’s Gaze is Melting Me …, February 26, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #709)

… into a puddle of womanly essence.   *whimper*   Purrrr!   Sighhhh! wishing twitter friends a very sweet dreams and happy thoughts goodnight all keep safewhere ever you are xxxxx pic.twitter.com/1XmdQUGWgq — laura DAY (@casear3333) February 25, 2015 Thanks to Laura … Continue reading

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John Day Monday: Best Use of Bareness in a Richard Armitage John Character, January 26, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #694)

It occurred to me in viewing more of The Crucible cleansing scene pictures shared by RachelD yesterday of a bare chested John Proctor–portrayed by the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage–that not all of his John characters are created equal, … Continue reading

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