A collector of ancient battle helmets spends his days as an insurance adjustor. He pursues a woman in an unhappy marriage. Great soundtrack
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Series cast summary:
James Frain ...  Lorimer Black 3 episodes, 2001
Catherine McCormack ...  Flavia 3 episodes, 2001
Stephen Rea ...  Hogg 3 episodes, 2001
Hugh Bonneville ...  Torquil 3 episodes, 2001
James Fox ...  Sir Simon 3 episodes, 2001
Trevor Peacock ...  Marlobe 3 episodes, 2001
Paterson Joseph ...  Alan 3 episodes, 2001
Moses Rockman Moses Rockman ...  James 3 episodes, 2001
Neil Pearson ...  Rintoul 2 episodes, 2001
Victor McGuire ...  Lobby 2 episodes, 2001
Ian McNeice ...  Ivan 2 episodes, 2001
Ron Cook ...  Phil 2 episodes, 2001
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A collector of ancient battle helmets spends his days as an insurance adjustor. He pursues a woman in an unhappy marriage. Great soundtrack

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3 August 2002 (USA) See more »

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Pimlico, London, England, UK

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Stereo

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1.33 : 1
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A&E ought to be ashamed of butchering the BBC version
17 September 2002 | by teri_2See all my reviews

I have already posted my glowing comments on this unique and very special tele-film...but, I have to add a few more. I was blessed by having the opportunity to see "Armadillo" as it premiered on BBC1. Oh...what a treat it was! If you liked A&E's *very* edited version of this entralling drama, try and get the *uncut* BBC1 version...then, you'll absolutely love it. It is 10 times better, with lots of fabulous, funny, and emotionally touching moments...plus extremely important character development and plot enlightening scenes. A&E cut over 20 minutes from how it was meant to be presented...all in favor of those big-bucks commercials. I know they have to have their commercials, and sell their soap and bug spray, and make that moola. But, it **really** hurt to see how they butchered this wonderful piece of drama. I just don't understand why they would do that. I mean, they were one of the producers. It seems to me they would have wanted this gem to be seen in all of it's amazing glory. It was still very good...*but* it could have been sooo much better. Damn! Still, I'm proud that America got to see the ever lovely and talented Mr James Frain in a role tailor made for him...and Rea, Bonneville, and McCormack were wonderous as well.


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