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Richard Armitage alone in a theatre with his favorite character, July 26, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1311)

  @DigitalTheatre @Fionainterviews Thanks for the character work session this morning. Always fun and inciteful. XRA pic.twitter.com/0BuxiQo1xK — Richard Armitage (@RCArmitage) July 20, 2020 Ah!  Now we know what Richard Armitage’s earlier tweet meant! 📢 Our new series #characterlockin arrives … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Will Richard Armitage banish or burnish his heartthrob image in the play “Uncle Vanya”?  The London Sunday Times Interview,  January 05, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1275)

  The January 5, 2020 London Sunday Times has a new interview article with the talented and prolific British actor Richard Armitage –ostensibly as a promo for his new play of Chekhov’s “Uncle Vanya”  — that covers old and new … Continue reading

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Fantasy Leading Ladies for Richard Armitage as Dr. Astrov in Uncle Vanya October 10, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1266)

The talented British actors Richard Armitage and Toby Jones in the diptych above  from June 28th, 2019 (thanks to Chrissy Lampard sharing Baz Bamigboye’s tweet) mentions leading ladies yet to be cast in the upcoming January 2020 British production of … 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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Sigh Day Friday!  New Richard Armitage portrait is age defying,  September 27, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post#1264)

Just like wine, the talented British actor Richard Armitage ages so well.  And in a promotional portrait as part of his upcoming “Uncle Vanya” play in 2020, he proves it—thanks to RA Bulgaria sharing veloce’s edit.  And below is my/Grati’s … 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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THTHT: Richard Armitage Looking Shower Fresh at Love, Love, Love Stage Door, January 24, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1033)

Thanks to SimonnĂ© Pölcz Marianna for sharing several Fall 2016 “Love, Love, Love” stage door pix of the exquistely talented British actor Richard Armitage in NYC signing autographs!  He is definitely Too Hotttt to Handle for Tuesday (THTHT)!  Sighhhh! I particularly loved … Continue reading

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Love, Love, Love Travelogue and Review Essay by JHolland at her Preoccupied with Armitage blog is a Delight! December 12, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1014)

I am one of the many—hundreds?  thousands?—of RA Fans who are not able to travel to NYC to see the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage (at right with costar Amy Ryan via RAnet) in his currently running (till December 18) … 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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Serene Sunday! Richard Armitage’s Broadway World interview SD remarks viewed positively by Guylty, etc., November 27, 2016  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1006)

 As I look to my last day of the Thanksgiving Holiday rest on Sunday today before the new work week starts–well, I’ll have to do a few registration overrides for students from home today–I realize that Sunday is not always … Continue reading

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Shed Crews and Love Films and BareS.  Oh my!  November 20, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1003)

They say that good things come in threes.  And the “lions and tigers and bears. Oh my!” from The Wizard of Oz came to my mind when I came across the following talented British actor Richard Armitage news this weekend: … Continue reading

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Wonderful Wednesday! Many thanks to Lady RA Fan Friend TeresaA for Love3 Mementos,  November 16, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1,001)

Gifts come in many sizes, shapes, costs, etc.  And  I am usually on the giving end—especially when my nieces and nephews were little and there was fun to be hand plundering our local toy and book stores for treasures for … Continue reading

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Thespian Thursday: The reviews are in! “Richard Armitage Captivates …” in Love, Love, Love! October 20, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #986)

The Guardian:  “Richard Armitage Captivates…” in Love, Love, Love! “The play begins in 1967 when the Oxford students Sandra (a ferociously good Amy Ryan) and Kenneth (Richard Armitage, making a captivating New York debut) meet in London. … ” https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2016/oct/19/love-love-love-review-richard-armitage-baby-boomersContinue reading

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Love, Love, Love play opens tonight in NYC!  “Break a leg” to Richard Armitage and cast! October 19, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #985 blog and #020 Tumblr)

The Roundabout Theatre Company produced Mike Bartlett play Love, Love, Love (play guide)  directed by Michael Mayer opens tonight at the Laura Pels Theatre at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre!  Below is a brief synopsis of the play … Continue reading

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Love, Love, Love the play’s recently released scene pix and the Upstage Guide thrill!  October 07, 2016  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #979)

  The multi-generational saga in Love, Love, Love, produced by the Roundabout Theatre Company gave us some media to chew on this week!  Love, Love, Love Photos by Joan Marcus via RTC.   Act 1—set in 1967  (with the hipsters … Continue reading

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Thespian Thursday:  Richard Armitage Starring in Love Love Love Play in NYC Begins Previews Tonight!  Break a leg!  September 22, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #972)

Though I won’t be able to see the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage’s (below, with costar Amy Ryan, via Theatre Mania) latest play Love Love Love produced by the Roundabout Theatre Company in NYC, written by Mike Bartlett and directed … 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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Richard Armitage announces that he will star in Love, Love, Love, July 14, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #938)

What is a fangirl to do?  She has a post already written and ready to build, then the exquisitely talented British Actor Richard Armitage shares his big big big NYC theatre news.  Switch gears, of course!  Ha! Here is what … 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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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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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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