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2010-08-12 20:30:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the heat, humidity and a dramatic cloud burst, the Armitage Sidewalk Sale was an excellent backdrop for Teeny Tiny Productions' second exhibit of the Tres Petite Concours.

2009-09-10 19:12:27

British actors Richard Armitage and Andrew Lincoln have been cast in a six-part drama series based on Chris Ryan's novel Strike Back, The Guardian said. Armitage is best known for his roles in TV's The Vicar of Dibley, Robin Hood and Spooks. Lincoln stars in the series This Life.

2008-11-03 15:00:12

British actor Richard Armitage said a scene in which his "Spooks" character endures waterboarding was as difficult to shoot as it is disturbing to watch. The episode of the BBC's long-running spy series, featuring the controversial interrogation technique, is slated to air Monday night.

2008-10-23 18:00:16

British actor Richard Armitage has joined the cast of the popular U.K. spy drama series "Spooks," known as "MI-5" when it airs on BBC America.

2006-03-31 20:47:23

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil major ConocoPhillips said on Friday that former Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage, a likely witness in the CIA leak case, has joined its board.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.