Never thought it would happen, but bbcA did indeed pair RA against Henry Cavill. Oh No!! Can we call it a draw please? No? Then you know for who we must vote (bye Henry...we loved ye! ;)
My vote goes to Gerard in this one:
From the bbcA website:
"We’ve entered Week 2 of our quest to name the ultimate Anglophile fan favorite of 2011. In Round 1, more than 120,000 votes were cast, and a somewhat surprising group of men advanced. Colin Firth, Richard Armitage, David Tennant, and Benedict Cumberbatch all skated into this week, but we saw heavy-hitters like Robert Pattinson, Daniel Craig, Ricky Gervais, John Barrowman and Matt Smith all eliminated.
Week after week, the pool of contestants will shrink until we have one man standing. Sixteen men remain in eight epic battles – there’s only one thing left to do. Vote! (Note: polls close Thursday at noon.)
Can't believe I've just found this gem(thx to Musa) - it's an excerpt from RA's narration of Robert Lovelace in Clarissa..
Thanks as well to Jonia for providing RA's entire Clarissa narration for download at her blog:
New Article: http://www.femalefirst.co.uk/movies/Richard+Armitage-10445.html
QUOTE: "it was only a matter of time before the big screen came knocking"
WooHoo! It's 11am, Thurs here, which means it's 4pm in the UK; therefore, whichever timezone bbcA used to calculate the end of round 1 - that phase should be over. Results for the Richard Armitage vs Matthew MacFadyen (hope it's spelled correctly) matchup are:
Richard Armitage or Matthew Macfadyen?
Richard Armitage 55.82% (9,211 votes) - *HAPPY DANCE* :) now for round 2
Matthew Macfadyen 44.18% (7,291 votes)
Total Votes: 16,502
It's hilarious - Peeder Jigson's latest has RA(mighty fine lookalike:) saying he plans to spend his hiatus looking in the mirror...hahaha...No need to do it RA -- Leave gazing at your image to the experts, who are your legion of fans. The video asks cast and crew members(all impostors:) what they plan to do on hiatus.
After uploading to youtube RA’s reading of the miners’ poem (see post below), Musa mentioned the Bevin Boys. I’d never heard of them before, so as usual, curiosity had it’s way with me..http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bevin_boys (scroll to see list of famous Bevin boys)