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Armitage has expressed gratitude for the lessons and opportunities Pattison College provided, saying "It...instilled me with a discipline that has stood me in good stead - never to be late, to know your lines and to be professional." and acting experience in local amateur and professional productions such as Showboat, Half a Sixpence, Orpheus and the Underworld (as Bacchus) and The Hobbit (as an elf) at the New Alexandra Theatre (aka "The Alex"), Birmingham.
After completing the programme at Pattison College in 1988, Armitage joined the Nachtcircus in Budapest for six months to obtain his Equity Card, a requirement at the time for entertainment professionals to work in the UK.
On , Armitage appeared in the BBC1 drama Moving On as John Mulligan.
That's why Lucas is interesting as I get to play someone with a complex psychology who goes out there and tries to save the world." In July 2010, Armitage completed filming of series 9, his final series.
Armitage joined the cast of Spooks as the character Lucas North for series 7, which began on 27 October 2008 in the UK.
Armitage notes that the character, who spent eight years in a Russian prison, has a personable exterior, but is psychologically damaged.
By 1992, he began to doubt if musical theatre was the right career path, so he enrolled at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) in 1993 to further study acting.
"I needed to do something a bit more truthful than musical theatre.