Tag Archives: Thespian Thursday

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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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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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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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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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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Thespian Thursday:  Twitter fun with Lucas North, in an Oz sort of way, February 22, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1146)

I had a fun and funny exchange with a twitter friend named @Kim_AussieGirl last night about the Spooks 9 plot twist debacle—wherein the beloved Lucas North character was revealed  to be a terrorist named John Bateman. So not how we … Continue reading

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Reblogging Guylty’s Review of “Berlin Station 2×06: Rich in Cliches?  [Review/Silliness/Spoilers],November 16, 2017  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1116)

I/Grati have been ruminating about the latest episode of EPIX produced Berlin Station (series 2, epi 6) that aired last Sundat night.  But with little free time to devote to getting in onto paper, I was delighted to find an incisive … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage:  Richard Armitage Tweets new characters posters link, and shares character insights, etc., July 20, 2017  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1079)

We have a twofer today for Thespian Thursday!   First up, the talented British actor Richard Armitage – aka Sir Raymond de Merville in the 2017 Medieval film Pilgrimage – tweeted the link for new Pilgrimage character posters:   USA … 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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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 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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Can you Can-Can?  Let’s hope Richard Armitage does and heads to Cannes! May 12, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #909)

Thanks to Violet DB and Teresa A. for sharing the link in Facebook which mentions two recent films of the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage’s (left, by Variety, courtesy of Fernanda M., Thanks!) that are going to the 2016 … Continue reading

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“David Copperfield” is the Newest Richard Armitage Audiobook; whilst RA’s 3 Georgette Heyer Regency Period Audiobooks Continue to Enthrall Me, February 11, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #871)

With Audible launching the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage’s latest audiobook narration–of Charles Dickens’ book “David Copperfield” (right) last Tuesday–I realized that here is another wonderful story to be read to me by Richard Armitage (below). Thanks to Kitty … 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

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Thespian Thursday–2015 Audie Awards are Tonight with Richard Armitage and Hamlet A Novel Nominated, May 28, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #755)

As an avid reader of other people’s stories and an amateur writer myself, I sometimes ask myself What is the essence of storytelling? In its purest form, storytelling to me is one individual sharing a tale of mystery, love, danger, … Continue reading

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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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Thespian Thursday: Digital Theatre’s Film of Richard Armitage in The Crucible will be Revelatory, October 02, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #642)

Attending a live theatre performance always gives me a thrill, you never know what will happen off script. Like the time I experienced the ever delightful Debbie Reynolds perform the lead role in the musical “Irene” on the road at … Continue reading

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Thespian Thursday–The Crucible Director Yael Farber Offers a Poignant Farewell and Gracious Thanks, September 04, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #629)

Found on Director Yael Farber’s Twitter account (Grati’s caps below), a poignant farewell and gracious thanks for the beginning of the final two weeks of The Old Vic’s production of The Crucible, starring the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage, … Continue reading

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Thespian Thursday: Stunning Johan Persson Portrait of Richard Armitage Raging in Chains as John Proctor in “The Crucible”! August 07, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Posts #616)

Photographed by Johan Persson, this stunning character portrait at right of the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage raging and wailing as John Proctor in chains is riveting and evocative in The Old Vic Theatre’s production of The Crucible that … Continue reading

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Thorin Thursday: Richard Armitage and Andy Serkis Talk About THBOTFA in Separate BBC Breakfast Interviews, July 17, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #603)

We saw Richard Armitage’s BBC Breakfast Interview on July 14th (video courtesy of The Anglophile Channel) where he talked about his projects The Crucible, Into the Storm, and The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies–known as the equally lengthy … Continue reading

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Thespian Thursday: The Anglophile Channel’s Marlise Boland Video Sharing her Experiences of Seeing Richard Armitage in The Crucible, July10, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #600)

In their July 10th news, RANet (www.RichardArmitageNet.com) (Thanks!) shared the link for Marlise Boland (Thanks!) of The Anglophile Channel’s(image right) video of her experiences and impressions of attending The Crucible at The Old Vic last Saturday night with the exquisitely talented … Continue reading

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Thespian Thursday: The Daily Telegraph Richard Armitage Interview by Chris Harvey, June 26, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #590)

Even though I can’t afford to travel across an ocean to see the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage portray John Proctor in The Crucible at The Old Vic in London, England (image right, my cap from The Old Vic … Continue reading

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