It has been commented that she has a normal, as opposed to skeletal, body. It has been reported that the romantic part of their relationship is over, but that they have a very strong friendship and are very supportive of each other. Television viewers who associate him with double agent Lucas North in Spooks, nasty Guy of Gisborne in Robin Hood, or the character based on SAS man Andy Mc Nab in Sky One’s Strike Back would know different. Armitage is to play the tormented John Proctor in the playwright’s terrifying account of the 17th century Salem witch trials, in which Proctor’s adulterous relationship with a young woman sparks a vengeful chain of events that leads to the deaths of many.The Crucible is an unfolding nightmare of accusatory spite that is seen as an allegory of the anti-Communist witch trials in Hollywood in the 1950s.“You can’t play this story without addressing sexuality in this particular society in this time, the masculinity of the men, the femininity of the women, the vulnerability of prepubescent girls.Yael is cooking something which at the moment feels like it’s - and should be - too hot to handle.”Armitage is a noticeably calm presence but he talks with passion.She is, obviously, an actress and has been in movies, television series and also on the stage. Apparently she and Richard lived together in South London for quite some time, although, according to gossip, they no longer do so.She is a lovely woman with a beautiful speaking voice.
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He has additionally given the voice over to numerous TV and radio notices.
'For me, his voice is like Bournville chocolate', sighed one correspondent. One lady confessed she had got a dog just so she could exercise it in the park where she thought she had spotted Richard Armitage jogging. And there was me thinking he was mine, and mine alone. Last Valentine's Day, Richard Armitage beat international stars such as Johnny Depp and Daniel Craig to become the winner of the Romantic Novelists' Sexiest Thing on Two Legs award. With his chiselled profile, manly intensity and velvety Northern baritone, the man is a god. It was back in November 2004, that a relatively unknown 34-year-old from Leicester appeared on our screens as the tall, dark and thrillingly proud Victorian mill-owner John Thornton in Elizabeth Gaskell's North And South. 'No, it's just quite old-fashioned, that's all,' he says. Sitting opposite me in the lunchtime sunshine, with the film crew moving gear around us, he wears a black, close-fitting shirt over dark jeans.
Within hours, the BBC's message board collapsed under the crush of breathless admirers. The stone he shed to play the part of Lucas North, recently returned from eight years in a Russian prison, made that imposing face appear more aquiline than ever. Half the women in the country probably wanted to reach inside the telly and pull him out to give him a hotpot.