The No 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

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01Drama20160804Mma Ramotswe come to terms with a difficult situation for her - taking a holiday.

A new two-part dramatisation of Alexander McCall Smith's latest No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency book, 'The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine'. Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi return to Radio 4 for a new two-part adventure based on the popular novels set in Bostwana, dramatised by the author.

Episode 1: This is Not a Rubbish Boy

Mma Ramotswe has to come to terms with one of the most difficult situations that she has ever faced - taking a holiday.

Written and dramatised by Alexander McCall Smith.

Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane.

02Drama20160805Being on holiday does not stop Mma Ramotswe from taking on an important case.

A new two-part dramatisation of Alexander McCall Smith's latest No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency book, 'The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine'. Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi return to Radio 4 for a new two-part adventure based on the popular novels set in Bostwana, dramatised by the author.

Episode 2: The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine

Mma Ramotswe is technically on holiday from the Agency but that does not stop her from stepping in to rescue an orphaned boy, or from taking on an important case.

Written and dramatised by Alexander McCall Smith

Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane

01The Daddy20090427 (BBC7)
20140708 (BBC7)
20140709 (BBC7)

Owner and founder Precious Ramotswe takes on her first case and a new secretary.

Based in Botswana, owner and founder Precious Ramotswe takes on her first case and a new secretary. Stars Clare Benedict.

02The Bone20090428 (BBC7)
20140709 (BBC7)
20140710 (BBC7)

Precious Ramotswe seeks the truth about Nandira Patel's boyfriend.

Precious Ramotswe seeks the truth about Nandira Patel's boyfriend and tries to solve a bone mystery. Stars Claire Benedict.

03The Maid20090429 (BBC7)
20140710 (BBC7)
20140711 (BBC7)

The Maid: Precious Ramotswe faces a domestic drama, tackles a doctor's erratic behaviour and takes on a new case. Stars Claire Benedict. Episode 3 of 4.

Precious Ramotswe faces a domestic drama and tackles a doctor's erratic behaviour.

04 LASTTears Of The Giraffe20090430 (BBC7)
20140711 (BBC7)
20140712 (BBC7)

Precious gets a surprise, while her case of the missing American has yet to be solved.

Precious Ramotswe gets a surprise, while her case of the missing American has yet to be solved. Stars Claire Benedict.

Precious And Grace20170720Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi try to resolve the problem of Fanwell's dog.

A new two-part dramatisation of Alexander McCall Smith's latest No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency book, 'Precious and Grace'. Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi return to Radio 4 for a new two-part adventure based on the popular novels set in Bostwana, dramatised by the author.

Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi help a Canadian lady to face the truth about the past, save Mr Polopetsi from involvement in some dangerous dealings and also try to resolve the problem of Fanwell's dog. All while waiting for the rain to come.

Episode 2: Precious and Grace

Written and dramatised by Alexander McCall Smith.
Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane.

The Fat Cattle Club20170719Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi help a Canadian lady to face the truth about the past.

A new two-part dramatisation of Alexander McCall Smith's latest No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency book, 'Precious and Grace'. Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi return to Radio 4 for a new two-part adventure based on the popular novels set in Bostwana, dramatised by the author.

Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi help a Canadian lady to face the truth about the past, save Mr Polopetsi from involvement in some dangerous dealings and also try to resolve the problem of Fanwell's dog. All while waiting for the rain to come.

Episode 1: The Fat Cattle Club

Mma Ramotswe....JANICE ACQUAH
Mma Makutsi....NADINE MARSHALL
Mr J.L.B. Matekoni....BEN ONWUKWE
Mr Polopetsi....STEVE TOUSSAINT
Mma Potokwani/Bandie....SARAH NILES
Susan Peters....BARBARA BARNES
Mma Rosie/Mma Kentse....ELEANOR CROOKS
Fanwell/Cool....KEDAR WILLIAMS-STIRLING

Written and dramatised by Alexander McCall Smith.
Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane.