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The all-singing, all-dancing star who hates the spotlight for its own sake.
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.
How many women can you take to a Richard Armitage interview? I have a fast mind and fast metabolism, and I'm an intense worker, but in terms of life development I'm way behind.'Not physically, though. 'I've never been that cute kid that was forgiven for being naughty.' Although he looked like an adult, inside he felt like a little boy. I'm ten years behind, but I'm finally growing into myself now,' he says. 'I feel like I'm clinging onto a ride that's getting a little bit fast and I daren't let go for a second.' He admits ruefully that the live-in girlfriend he mentioned in previous interviews has recently moved out.
Earlier this year, when I paid homage to the actor in my Daily Mail column, so many readers volunteered to come along and 'hold the microphone' that if I ever met Richard I would have had to rent the Royal Albert Hall to squeeze us all in. In the summer he was 14, Richard shot up to six feet two over the school holidays. A casualty, he implies, of such a fast-paced professional life.
On a warm, late-summer's day I was sent to south-east London, to the set of the new series of Spooks, to find out. I reckon he is grateful for their support, and is fully aware that it's his passionate female following which has given him his booming career.
Sorry, ladies, it's a tough job, but someone had to go it alone. It's just that, like the nicely brought up lad he is, he finds all the attention a bit embarrassing.