Armadillo (2001 film)

Armadillo was a 2001 three part television film starring James Frain, directed by Howard Davies and based on William Boyd's novel of the same name. Boyd also served as the screenwriter for the show.[1]

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Based onArmadillo
by William Boyd
Screenplay byWilliam Boyd
Directed byHoward Davies
StarringJames Frain
Composer(s)Richard Hartley
Country of originUnited Kingdom
United States
Original language(s)English
No. of series1
No. of episodes3
Executive producer(s)Jane Tranter (BBC)
Delia Fine (A&E)
Producer(s)Sue Birtwistle
CinematographyJames Welland
Editor(s)Kevin Lester
Running time180 minutes
Production company(s)BBC
A+E Networks
A+E Networks
Original networkBBC One
A+E Networks
Picture format16:9 576i
Audio formatStereo
Original release16 September (2001-09-16) 
30 September 2001 (2001-09-30) (UK)
5 August 2002 (2002-08-05) (US)



The film was shot in London.[3]


The series was originally telecast as a three-part television film by BBC beginning 16 September 2001 on BBC One, it was also aired in a single, three-hour television film by American network A+E on 5 August 2002.[4][5]


  1. Steve Johnson (2 August 2002). "British-made `Armadillo' a cut above network fare". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 30 March 2015.
  2. "20 Questions With...James Frain". What's On Stage. 18 March 2002. Archived from the original on 2 April 2015. Retrieved 30 March 2015.
  3. Michael Speier (29 July 2002). "Review: 'Armadillo'". Variety. Retrieved 30 March 2015.
  4. "Armadillo (2001)". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 30 March 2015.
  5. Julie Salamon (2 August 2002). "TV WEEKEND; A Romantic Inside a Sharkskin Suit". The New York Times. Retrieved 30 March 2015.
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