The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

Written and dramatised by Alexander Mccall Smith.

show more detailshow less detail

Episodes

SeriesEpisodeTitleFirst
Broadcast
RepeatedComments
0101The Daddy2004091020090427 (BBC7)
20090428 (BBC7)
20091124 (BBC7)
20091125 (BBC7)
20100719 (BBC7)
20100720 (BBC7)
20110725 (BBC7)
20110726 (BBC7)
20121016 (BBC7)
20121017 (BBC7)
20140708 (BBC7)
20140709 (BBC7)

Written and dramatised by Alexander Mccall Smith.

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.

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

Stars Clare Benedict.

Precious Ramotswe, owner and founder of the No 1 Ladies Detective Agency, takes on her first case - and a news secretary.

  • charlie gotso....Jude Akuwudike
  • charlie's assistant....maynard eziashi
  • dr gulubane....Peter Gevisser
  • florence peko....Noma Dumezweni
  • happy bapetsi....gbemisola ikumelo
  • mma makutsi....Nadine Marshall
  • mma potokwani....Janice Acquah
  • mma potokwani....Janice Acquah

    mma ramotswe....Claire Benedict

    mrs curtin....nancy crane

    jeweller....emmanuel ighodaro

    motholeli/university secretary....gbemisola ikumelo

    philemon....Chuk Iwuji

    dr ranta....willie jonah

    mr jlb matekoni....joseph marcell

    mma makutsi....Nadine Marshall

    produced and directed by Gaynor Macfarlane

  • mma potsane....Alibe Parsons
  • mma ramotswe....Claire Benedict
  • mme ramotswe....Claire Benedict
  • mr j l b matekoni....joseph marcell
  • mr jlb matekoni....joseph marcell
  • mr patel....Bhasker Patel
  • mrs curtin....nancy crane
  • nandira patel....tehmina sacranie
  • philemon....Chuk Iwuji
  • produced and directed by Gaynor Macfarlane
  • the daddy....ben thomas
  • witchdoctor's wife....heather mann

  • 0102The Bone2004091720090428 (BBC7)
    20090429 (BBC7)
    20091125 (BBC7)
    20091126 (BBC7)
    20100720 (BBC7)
    20100721 (BBC7)
    20110726 (BBC7)
    20110727 (BBC7)
    20121017 (BBC7)
    20121018 (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.

    Precious seeks the truth about Nandira Patel's boyfriend - and to solve a bone mystery.

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

    Precious tries to uncover the truth about Nandira Patel's boyfriend - and to solve a bone mystery.

    Stars Claire Benedict.

    Precious Ramotswe, owner and founder of The No.

    1 Ladies Detective Agency, sets out to discover the truth about Nandira Patels boyfriend and to solve the case of the mysterious bone.

    0103The Maid2004092420090429 (BBC7)
    20090430 (BBC7)
    20091126 (BBC7)
    20091127 (BBC7)
    20100721 (BBC7)
    20100722 (BBC7)
    20110727 (BBC7)
    20110728 (BBC7)
    20121018 (BBC7)
    20121019 (BBC7)
    20140710 (BBC7)
    20140711 (BBC7)

    : 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.

    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 tackles a doctor's erratic behaviour and takes on a new case.

    Precious Ramotswe faces a domestic drama, tackles a doctor's erratic behaviour and takes on a new case. Stars Claire Benedict

    Precious Ramotswe faces a domestic drama, tackles a doctor's erratic behaviour and takes on a new case.

    Stars Claire Benedict.

    Mma Ramotswe, owner and founder of The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency, has good news.

    However, she must also face a scheming maid, find out the truth behind a doctors erratic behaviour and take on a new case about a missing American.

    0104 LASTTears Of The Giraffe2004100120090430 (BBC7)
    20090501 (BBC7)
    20091127 (BBC7)
    20091128 (BBC7)
    20100722 (BBC7)
    20100723 (BBC7)
    20110728 (BBC7)
    20110729 (BBC7)
    20121019 (BBC7)
    20121020 (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 Ramotswe gets a surprise, and her case of the missing American remains unsolved.

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

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

    Stars Claire Benedict.

    Precious Ramotswe gets a surprise, and the missing American case has yet to be solved.

    Mr JLB Matekoni has a surprise for Mma Ramotswe, owner and founder of The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency.

    Meanwhile, the case of the missing American man has still to be solved.

    0201The Chief Justice Of Beauty2005083020090501 (BBC7)
    20090502 (BBC7)
    20091130 (BBC7)
    20091201 (BBC7)
    20100723 (BBC7)
    20100724 (BBC7)
    20110801 (BBC7)
    20110802 (BBC7)
    20121023 (BBC7)
    20121024 (BBC7)

    Mma Makutsi takes on a case for the Chief Justice of Beauty. Stars Claire Benedict.

    Precious worries about her fiance, and Mma Makutsi takes on a case for the Chief Justice of Beauty. Stars Claire Benedict.

    Mma Makutsi takes on a case for the Chief Justice of Beauty.

    Stars Claire Benedict.

    Precious worries about her fiance, and Mma Makutsi takes on a case for the Chief Justice of Beauty.

    Precious Ramotswe, owner and founder of The No 1 Ladies Detective Agency, is worried about her fiancÚ, Mr J L B Matekoni.

    Meanwhile, Mma Makutsi takes on a case for the Chief Justice of Beauty.

  • bernard selelipeng....Paterson Joseph
  • cephas buthelezi....Danny Sapani
  • charlie....maynard eziashi
  • chief justice of beauty....don warrington
  • clerk....emmanuel ighodaro
  • directed by - Gaynor Macfarlane
  • directed by Gaynor Macfarlane
  • dr moffat....william gaminara
  • mma makutsi....Nadine Marshall
  • mma potokwane....Janice Acquah
  • mma ramotswe....Claire Benedict
  • mma seipone....Alibe Parsons
  • mma selelipeng....ndidi ama
  • motheleli....gbemisola ikumelo
  • mother....aicha kossoko
  • motlamedi matluli....Noma Dumezweni
  • mr j l b matekoni....joseph marcell
  • mr molefelo....Ben Onwukwe
  • principal....aicha kossoko
  • written and dramatised by Alexander Mccall Smith

  • 0202The Confession2005090620090504 (BBC7)
    20090505 (BBC7)
    20091201 (BBC7)
    20091202 (BBC7)
    20100726 (BBC7)
    20100727 (BBC7)
    20110802 (BBC7)
    20110803 (BBC7)
    20121024 (BBC7)
    20121025 (BBC7)

    Precious Ramotswe must find two women wronged in the past by her client, Mr Molefelo.

    Precious Ramotswe must find two women wronged in the past by her client, Mr Molefelo. Stars Claire Benedict and Joseph Marcell.

    Stars Claire Benedict and Joseph Marcell.

    Precious Ramotswe, owner and founder of The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency, has to find two women wronged in the past by her client, Mr Molefelo.

    0203The Kalahari Typing School For Men2005091320090505 (BBC7)
    20090506 (BBC7)
    20091202 (BBC7)
    20091203 (BBC7)
    20100727 (BBC7)
    20100728 (BBC7)
    20110803 (BBC7)
    20110804 (BBC7)
    20121025 (BBC7)
    20121026 (BBC7)

    Precious learns about her competition, and Mma Makutsi embarks on an enterprise.

    Precious learns about her competition, and Mma Makutsi embarks on an entrepreneurial enterprise. Stars Claire Benedict.

    Precious learns about her competition, and Mma Makutsi embarks on an entrepreneurial enterprise.

    Stars Claire Benedict.

    Precious Ramotswe, owner and founder of The No 1 Ladies Detective Agency, discovers that the agency has competition, and Mma Makutsi embarks on an entrepreneurial enterprise.

    0204 LASTThe Admirer2005092020090506 (BBC7)
    20090507 (BBC7)
    20091203 (BBC7)
    20091204 (BBC7)
    20100728 (BBC7)
    20100729 (BBC7)
    20110804 (BBC7)
    20110805 (BBC7)
    20121026 (BBC7)
    20121027 (BBC7)

    Precious makes an unhappy discovery and Mma Makutsi finds a fan at the Kalahari typing school for men. Stars Claire Benedict.

    Precious makes an unhappy discovery and Mma Makutsi finds a fan at the typing school.

    Precious makes an unhappy discovery and Mma Makutsi finds a fan at the Kalahari typing school for men.

    Stars Claire Benedict.

    Precious Ramotswe, owner and founder of The No 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, makes an unhappy discovery and Mma Makutsi finds an admirer at the Kalahari Typing School for Men.

    0301How To Handle Men Through The Application Of Psychology2007011820100729 (BBC7)
    20100730 (BBC7)
    20110808 (BBC7)
    20110809 (BBC7)

    Precious Ramotswe sets out to release her fiance from an obligation.

    Precious Ramotswe sets out to release her fiance from an obligation - and a new case sparks a love quest.

    Stars Claire Benedict.

    Precious Ramotswe, owner and founder of The No 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, sets out to release her fiancÚ, Mr JLB Matekoni, from a terrifying obligation.

    Meanwhile, a new case comes into the agency and the ladies find themselves on a love quest.

    Mma Ramotswe....Claire Benedict

    Mma Makutsi....Nadine Marshall

    Mr JLB Matekoni....Joseph Marcell

    Mma Potokwane....Janice Acquah

    Mma Hologna....Adjoa Andoh

    Motholeli/Kokotso....Gbemisola Ikumelo

    Charlie / Spokes Spokesi....Chuk Iwuji

    Puso....Kedar Williams-Stirling.

    0302House Of Hope2007012520100730 (BBC7)
    20100731 (BBC7)
    20110809 (BBC7)
    20110810 (BBC7)

    Precious and her assistant visit some bad girls in their love quest.

    Precious and her assistant visit some bad girls in their love quest - while Mma Makutsi seeks advice.

    Stars Claire Benedict.

    Mma Ramotswe and her assistant Mma Makutsi visit some bad girls in their quest to find a husband for their client.

    But Mma Ramotswe has some marriage problems of her own.

    When her fiance seems no closer to setting a date for their wedding, she seeks the advice of a crafty friend.

    Mma Ramotswe....Claire Benedict

    Mma Makutsi....Nadine Marshall

    Mr JLB Matekoni....Joseph Marcell

    Mma Potokwane....Janice Acquah

    Mr Bobologo....Jude Akuwudike

    Mma Seeonyana....Noma Dumezweni

    Directed by Kirsty Williams.

    0303The Return Of Note2007020120100802 (BBC7)
    20100803 (BBC7)
    20110810 (BBC7)
    20110811 (BBC7)

    When Precious Ramotswe's ex-husband turns up to cause trouble, she finds an unlikely ally.

    Stars Claire Benedict.

    Mma Ramotswe finds herself in a compromising situation when her past catches up with her.

    But things are looking brighter for her assistant, Mma Makutsi, when she takes up ballroom dancing.

    Mma Ramotswe....Claire Benedict

    Mma Makutsi....Nadine Marshall

    Mma Potokwane....Janice Acquah

    Phuti Radiphuti....Jude Akuwudike

    Mma Hologna....Adjoa Andoh

    Charlie....Chuk Iwuji

    Mma Mokoti....Alibe Parsons

    Note Mokoti....Danny Sapani

    Mr Fanope....Ben Thomas

    Directed by Kirsty Williams.

    0304 LASTThe Ceremony2007020820100803 (BBC7)
    20100804 (BBC7)
    20110811 (BBC7)
    20110812 (BBC7)

    Precious Ramotswe works her way through her list of problems and solves another along the way.

    Stars Claire Benedict.

    Precious Ramotswe works her way through her list of problems.

    With her agency work under control, Mma Ramotswe has time at last to take care of her own problems.

    Can she release her fiance, Mr JLB Matekoni, from his rash undertaking to do a charity parachute jump? And will the return of an old love jeopardise her plan to spring a romantic surprise on her husband-to-be?

    Mma Ramotswe....Claire Benedict

    Mma Makutsi....Nadine Marshall

    Mr JLB Matekoni....Joseph Marcell

    Mma Potokwane....Janice Acquah

    Phuti Radiphuti....Jude Akuwudike

    Violet/Shebeen Queen....Nikki Amuka-Bird

    Bishop Mwamba/Mr Radiphuti....Patrice Naiambana

    Note Mokoti....Danny Sapani

    Directed by Kirsty Williams.

    0401There Is No Such Thing As Free Food20080101

    Precious Ramotswe, owner and founder of The No 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, is preoccupied both professionally and personally by the subject of food.

    Mma Ramotswe....Claire Benedict

    Mma Makutsi....Nadine Marshall

    Mr J L B Matekoni....Ben Onwukwe

    Mma Tsau....Janice Acquah

    Phuti Radiphuti....Jude Akuwudike

    Poppy Maope....Ayesha Antoine

    Neil Whitson....Sam Dale

    Charlie....Maynard Eziashi

    Motheleli....Gbemisola Ikumelo

    Mr Polopetsi....Paterson Joseph

    Puso....Kedar Williams-Stirling

    Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane

    0402The Best Profession For A Blackmailer20080102

    Mr Polopetsi, part-time mechanic and would-be assistant detective, takes on a case of his own.

    Mma Makutsi finds out whether blue shoes are the key to happiness.

    Mma Ramotswe....Claire Benedict

    Mma Makutsi....Nadine Marshall

    Mma Tsau....Janice Acquah

    Charlie....Maynard Eziashi

    Boitelo Mampodi....Adjoa Andoh

    Mr Polopetsi....Paterson Joseph

    Aunty Emang....Alibe Parsons

    Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane.

    0403A Very Rude Woman20080103

    Precious Ramotswe faces change at the agency while Mr J L B Matekoni meets the rudest person in Botswana.

    Mma Ramotswe....Claire Benedict

    Mma Makutsi....Nadine Marshall

    Mma Potokwani....Janice Acquah

    Mr J.L.B.

    Matekoni....Ben Onwukwe

    Boitelo Mampodi....Adjoa Andoh

    Mma Botumile....Noma Dumezweni

    Charlie....Maynard Eziashi

    Dr Luenga....Chuk Iwuji

    Mr Polopetsi....Paterson Joseph

    Aunty Emang....Alibe Parsons

    Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane.

    0404 LASTTalking Shoes20080104

    A new detective takes on a case for the agency while Mma Ramotswe, among others, has a problem with high blood pressure.

    Mma Ramotswe....Claire Benedict

    Mma Makutsi....Nadine Marshall

    Mr J L B Matekoni....Ben Onwukwe

    Mma Potokwani....Janice Acquah

    Boitelo Mampodi....Adjoa Andoh

    Violet Sephoto....Anna Bengo

    Mma Botumile....Noma Dumezweni

    Dr Moffat....William Gaminara

    Dr Luenga....Chuk Iwuji

    Mr Polopetsi....Paterson Joseph

    Teenie Magama....Naomi Taylor

    Mr Botumile....Ben Thomas

    Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane.

    04XMASThe Miracle At Speedy Motors20081225

    Precious Ramotswe, owner and founder of The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency, is preoccupied.

    Dramatisation of The Miracle at Speedy Motors, the ninth book in Alexander Mccall Smith's series of novels.

    Precious Ramotswe, owner and founder of The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency, is preoccupied - by the absence of postboxes in Botswana, by an anonymous letter and by an adopted child's poignant search for her true family.

    Meanwhile Mr JLB Matekoni pursues an expensive cure for their foster daughter Motholeli.

    Mma Ramotswe....Claire Benedict

  • chair lady....Alibe Parsons

    directed by Gaynor Macfarlane

  • charlie....maynard eziashi
  • mma makutsi....Nadine Marshall
  • mma mapoi....Adjoa Andoh
  • mma potokwani....Janice Acquah
  • mma sebina....Noma Dumezweni
  • mr jlb matekoni....Ben Onwukwe
  • mr polopetsi....chuk iwuju
  • phuti radiphuti....Jude Akuwudike
  • shop assistant....emmanuel ighodaro
  • violet sepotho....Anna Bengo

  • 0501Tea Time For The Traditionally Built2009122520130606

    Written and dramatised by Alexander McCall Smith, from his hugely popular series of books set in Botswana.

    Precious Ramotswe, owner of The No 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, is about to get in over her head. She's got an important new client from the incomprehensible world of football, but she's on her own as her loyal assistant Mma Makutsi is distracted by the return of a troublesome figure from her past.

    Directed by Eilidh McCreadie.

    Precious Ramotswe, owner of The No.

    1 Ladies' Detective Agency, is about to get in over her head.

    She's got an important new client from the incomprehensible world of football, but she's on her own as her loyal assistant Mma Makutsi is distracted by the return of a troublesome figure from her past.

    Mma Ramotswe....Claire Benedict

    Mma Makutsi....Nadine Marshall

    Mr JLB Matekoni....Ben Onwukwe

    Mma Potokwani....Janice Acquah

    Mr Molofololo....Mo Sesay

    Phuti Raduphuti....Nyasha Hatendi

    Puso/Boy....Kedar Williams-Stirling

    Rops Thobega....Emmanuel Ighodaro

    Violet Sepotho....Anna Bengo

    Precious Ramotswe has an important new client from the incomprehensible world of football.

    0502 LASTThe Seller Of Beds2009122520130607

    Written and dramatised by Alexander McCall Smith, from his hugely popular series of books set in Botswana.

    The detectives are embroiled in the murky world of the football cheat as they investigate the recent bad form of the Kalahari Swoopers. But Mma Ramotswe's problems don't end there - she must confront an issue which has been avoided for too long. Could it be the end of the road for the tiny white van?

    Mma Ramotswe....Claire Benedict

    Mma Makutsi....Nadine Marshall

    Mr JLB Matekoni....Ben Onwukwe

    Mr Molofololo....Mo Sesay

    Mma Tafa....Gbemisola Ikumelo

    Fanwell....Beru Tessema

    Grandmother....Albie Parsons

    Puso Boy....Kedar Williams-Stirling

    Oteng Boleleng....Emmanuel Ighodaro

    Charlie....Tyrone Lewis

    Violet Sepotho....Anna Bengo

    Phuti Raduphuti....Nyasha Hatendi

    Directed by Eilidh McCreadie.

    The detectives are embroiled in the murky world of the football cheat as they investigate the recent bad form of the Kalahari Swoopers.

    But Mma Ramotswe's problems don't end there - she must confront an issue which has been avoided for too long.

    Could it be the end of the road for the tiny white van?

    The detectives are embroiled in the murky world of the football cheat.

    0601An Exceptionally Wicked Lady2010120220131111

    Written and dramatised by Alexander McCall Smith

    The first of two plays adapted from Alexander McCall Smith's enormously successful and popular series set in Botswana.

    Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi face an old adversary while a letter from America sets the agency a seemingly impossible task.

    Director: Gaynor Macfarlane.

    Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi face an old adversary.

    Mma Ramotswe - Janice Acquah

    Mma Makutsi - Nadine Marshall

    Mr J L B Matekoni - Ben Onwukwe

    Oliver Maxwell - Sam Dale

    Mr Gaefale - Jude Akuwudike

    Mr Kereleng - Maynard Eziashi

    Violet Sephotho - Anna Bengo

    Aunt - Noma Dumezweni

    Mma Potokwani - Adjoa Andoh

    Reverend - Babou Ceesay

    Joe Bosilong - Nyasha Hatendi

    0602 LASTCanoeing For Ladies2010120320131112

    written and dramatised by Alexander McCall Smith

    The second of two plays adapted from Alexander McCall Smith's enormously successful and popular series set in Botswana.

    Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi have to face the dangers of crocodiles, hippos and a tiny canoe as their case takes them to the Okovango Delta to trace a safari guide. There is also the problem of Phuti's aunt to solve, as well as the necessity of confronting their old adversary, Violet Sepotho.

    Director: Gaynor Macfarlane.

    More adventures from Botswana. Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi go on safari.

    Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi have to face the dangers of crocodiles, hippos and a tiny canoe as their case takes them to the Okovango Delta to trace a safari guide.

    There is also the problem of Phuti's aunt to solve, as well as the necessity of confronting their old adversary, Violet Sepotho.

    Mma Ramotswe - Janice Acquah

    Mma Makutsi - Nadine Marshall

    Mr J L B Matekoni - Ben Onwukwe

    Hansi - Maynard Eziashi

    Boatman - Nyasha Hatendi

    Mighty - Obi Abili

    Tebogo - Chuk Iwuji

    Moripe/Phuti - Jude Akuwudike

    Violet Sephotho - Anna Bengo

    Aunt - Noma Dumezweni

    Mma Potokwani - Adjoa Andoh

    More adventures from Botswana.

    Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi go on safari.

    0701A Late Van Just Glimpsed2011110320140724

    written and dramatised by Alexander McCall Smith

    Episode One: A Late Van Just Glimpsed

    The first of two plays adapted from Alexander McCall Smith's enormously successful and popular series set in Botswana.

    Mma Ramotswe makes a ghostly sighting and there is disturbing news about Charlie, Mr JLB Matekoni's wayward apprentice and the ladies investigate unexplained, violent attacks on cattle. Meanwhile, preparations are underway for Mma Makutsi's wedding to Phuti Radiphuti , but tragedy awaits outside the shoe shop.

    Director: Gaynor Macfarlane.

    Mma Ramotswe makes a ghostly sighting and there is disturbing news about Charlie, Mr JLB Matekoni's wayward apprentice and the ladies investigate unexplained, violent attacks on cattle.

    Meanwhile, preparations are underway for Mma Makutsi's wedding to Phuti Radiphuti , but tragedy awaits outside the shoe shop.

    Mma Ramotswe - Claire Benedict

    Mma Makutsi - Nadine Marshall

    Mr J L B Matekoni - Ben Onwukwe

    Housekeeper - Janice Acquah

    Woman by Road/Shoe Shop Assistant - Adjoa Andoh

    Charlie - Maynard Eziashi

    Mr Moeti - Nyasha Hatendi

    Mma Ramotswe makes an unexpected ghostly sighting.

    Or does she?

    0702 LASTThe Saturday Big Tent Wedding2011110420140725

    written and dramatised by Alexander McCall Smith

    Episode Two: The Saturday Big Tent Wedding

    The second of two plays adapted from Alexander McCall Smith's enormously successful and popular series set in Botswana.

    The ladies solve the case of the murdered cattle. Mma Makutsi is feeling anxious about her upcoming wedding to Phuti Radiphuti and an old friend comes to the rescue. And Charlie is let off the hook.

    Director: Gaynor Macfarlane.

    The ladies solve the case of the murdered cattle.

    Mma Makutsi is feeling anxious about her upcoming wedding to Phuti Radiphuti and an old friend comes to the rescue.

    And Charlie is let off the hook.

    Mma Ramotswe - Claire Benedict

    Mma Makutsi - Nadine Marshall

    Mr J L B Matekoni - Ben Onwukwe

    Housekeeper/Mma Potokwani - Janice Acquah

    Maid - Adjoa Andoh

    Charlie/Teacher - Maynard Eziashi

    Mr Moeti - Nyasha Hatendi

    Fortitude Seleo/Priest - Obi Abili

    Mpho - Beru Tessema

    Phuti Radiphuti - Jude Akuwudike

    Prudence - Gbemisola Ikumelo

    By Alexander McCall Smith.

    The case is solved but there is still the wedding to organise.

    0801A Man From A Far Place20130320

    written and dramatised by Alexander McCall Smith.

    Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi receive a visit from an extremely important person - a hero, as it happens, of the two detectives at the No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency. Mma Potokwani has had bad news at the Orphan Farm. And one of Mr J.L.B. Matekoni's apprentices, Fanwell, gets himself into deep water.

    produced and directed by Gaynor Macfarlane

    0802 LASTThe Limpopo Academy Of Private Detection20130321

    written and dramatised by Alexander McCall Smith.

    Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi have received a visit from an extremely important person - a hero of the two detectives at the No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency. Mma Potokwani has had bad news at the Orphan Farm and the ladies are determined to help her. And Mr J.L.B. Matekoni sets out to clear the name of his apprentice, Fanwell.

    produced and directed by Gaynor Macfarlane.

    1001The Modern Husband Course20140205

    A new two-dramatisation of Alexander McCall Smith's latest No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency book, 'The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon'. Mma Remotswe and Mma Makutsi return to Radio 4 for a tenth series based on the popular novels set in Bostwana, dramatised by the author.

    Episode 1 : The Modern Husband Course

    Mr J.L.B. Matekoni embarks on a quest for self-improvement, with a little encouragement from Mma Ramotswe. Mma Makutsi settles into her new house while hiding a secret from her best friend.

    Directed by Eilidh McCreadie.

    1002 LASTThe Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon20140206

    A new two-dramatisation of Alexander McCall Smith's latest No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency book, 'The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon'. Mma Remotswe and Mma Makutsi return to Radio 4 for a tenth series based on the popular novels set in Bostwana, dramatised by the author.

    Episode 2: The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon

    Mma Ramotswe searches for answers as the campaign against Mma Soleti steps up a gear. Meanwhile the Agency welcomes a new arrival, and an old wrong is finally righted.

    Directed by Eilidh McCreadie.

    1101The Handsome Man's Deluxe Cafe20150312

    A new two-part dramatisation of Alexander McCall Smith's latest No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency book, 'The Handsome Man's Deluxe Cafe'. Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi return to Radio 4 for an eleventh series based on the popular novels set in Bostwana, dramatised by the author.

    New mother Mma Makutsi expands her business portfolio in an unexpected direction. Meanwhile Mma Ramotswe meets a client with a problematic house guest.

    Directed by Eilidh McCreadie.

    1102 LASTThe Dish Of Yesterday20150313

    A new two-part dramatisation of Alexander McCall Smith's latest No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency book, 'The Handsome Man's Deluxe Cafe'. Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi return to Radio 4 for an eleventh series based on the popular novels set in Botswana, dramatised by the author.

    Episode 2 : The Dish of Yesterday

    Mma Ramotswe decides to put her new intern on the case, while Mma Makutsi's distinctive approach to the restaurant business raises eyebrows.

    Directed by Eilidh McCreadie.