Articles and interviews : 2007
A selection of articles and interviews with Richard Armitage published in 2007, from press, radio, TV and the Web.
These interviews mainly cover the second series of Robin Hood, Marie Lloyd and George Gently. There are also overseas interviews about The Vicar of Dibley and North and South.
'Worshipping Dibley's high-priestess', Michael Idato (on-line edition, print edition)
An interview with Richard Armitage about The Vicar of Dibley, published to mark its showing on the ABC; The Age (Green Guide), 13th December 2007
'Heaven Sent bloke', Michael Idato (on-line edition, print edition)
An interview with Richard Armitage published to coincide with the showing of The Vicar of Dibley on Australian television. (This is a slightly different version of the article in The Age - see above); The Sydney Morning Herald, 10th December 2007
'A quickie with Richard Armitage', Karen Dunn
A brief interview with Richard Armitage about Robin Hood; Now, 19th November 2007
'The Bad Guy'
A short interview with Richard Armitage about playing Gisborne in Robin Hood; Reveal, 20-26th October 2007
'Jealous Guy', Donna Findlay
Another short interview about playing Guy of Gisborne; What's on TV, 13-19th October 2007
Interview on GMTV, Lorraine Kelly (video)
A seven minute interview with Richard Armitage on LK Today, in which he talks about the second series of Robin Hood, but also about some of his other work and his hopes for a project about Richard III; LK Today, GMTV, 3rd October 2007
Interview on BBC Radio Solent, Charlie Crocker (audio)
minute interview with Richard Armitage about the new series of Robin Hood, among other things; The Charlie Crocker Show, BBC Radio Solent, 2nd October 2007
Interview on BBC Radio West Midlands, Les Ross (audio)
A seven and a half minute interview with Richard Armitage about Robin Hood etc; The Les Ross Show, BBC Radio West Midlands, 2nd October 2007
Interview on BBC Radio Leicester, Joanna Bostock (audio)
A seven minute interview with Richard Armitage about Robin Hood, his career and his Leicestershire roots (see also the BBC Leicester website); The Joanna Bostock Show, BBC Radio Leicester, 2nd October 2007
'Bad Company', John Naughton
An article about Robin Hood's villains, featuring an interview with Richard Armitage and Keith Allen. Both are shown on the front cover; Radio Times, 6th-12th October 2007
'In the Hood', Stephanie Smith
An interview with Richard Armitage about playing Gisborne in the new series of Robin Hood; TV Quick, 6-12th October 2007
'It's fun being nasty!', Stephanie Smith
A short interview with Richard Armitage about playing Gisborne; TV Choice, 6-12th October 2007
'It's great being the iron fist!'
An interview with Richard Armitage about playing Guy of Gisborne; Inside Soap, 6-12th October 2007
'Celeb of the week'
Richard Armitage is featured in the TV Week supplement, although the information and quotes come from old interviews; Best, 9th October 2007
Interview for BBC Breakfast, Mike Bushell (video)
An interview about Robin Hood that was recorded for a report on BBC Breakfast about the new series - some of the material was used in the report, but this is the full interview, available on the BBC website (available to UK visitors only); September 2007
'Britain's Got Talent: Richard Armitage', Francesca Babb
Interview with Richard Armitage in a monthly women's magazine, one of a number of interviews with "the Brit actors stealing the scene". Also featured are James McAvoy, David Oyelowo (a contemporary of Richard Armitage's at LAMDA), Rupert Penry-Jones, James Purefoy and Matthew Macfadyen; 'Red' magazine, October 2007
'A Northern Tale'
Short article about the casting of Richard Armitage as John Thornton in North and South; Classic Drama - The DVD Collection, Part 6, June 2007.
'East End Girl!'
Brief article about Miss Marie Lloyd - Queen of the Music Hall. Features large photo of Richard Armitage and Jessie Wallace; Daily Mirror, 5th May 2007
'Timeless themes in an age-old journey', Jane Clifton
Comprehensive review of North & South in a New Zealand newspaper; Dominion Post, 3rd May 2007.
'What a knees-up!', Danny Scott
A behind-the-scenes article about Miss Marie Lloyd - Queen of the Music Hall which includes a photograph of Richard Armitage and Jessie Wallace as Percy Courtenay and Marie Lloyd. Also a snippet from the Today's Choices page; Radio Times, 5-11 May 2007
'Hall of Fame'
A short article about Marie Lloyd, with a small picture of Richard Armitage as Percy Courtenay; TV Quick, 5-11 May 2007
'The Gently Touch', Michael Armstrong
An article about George Gently which includes some comments by Richard Armitage about playing a biker; Radio Times 7-13 April 2007
'The Inside Story'
A short piece about getting Ricky Deeming's north-eastern accent right for George Gently;
Radio Times 7-13 April 2007
A brief mention of Richard Armitage in George Gently; The Sun, 24th March 2007
'I'm the leader of the pack!', Joanne Tebbutt
A short interview about George Gently; TV Times, 17-23 March 2007
'A Guy Thing'
An 'interview' with Richard Armitage about Robin Hood (mainly taken from the BBC press release), Ultimate, Issue #82
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