The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

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The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency-title.jpg
Premiere pilot
March 23, 2008
series
March 15, 2009
Finale April 19, 2009
Creator series
Anthony Minghella
Richard Curtis
novels
Alexander McCall Smith
Network UK: BBC One
US: HBO
Style 60-minute drama
Company Weinstein Company
HBO
BBC
Mirage Enterprises
Cinechicks
Film Afrika Worldwide
Seasons 1
Episodes 6 + pilot
(List of episodes)
Origin UK

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency is a drama about the only female-owned detective agency in Botswana. It is based on Alexander McCall Smith's series of books. The pilot aired on BBC One on March 23, 2008 (Easter Sunday) and the series proper premiered on March 15, 2009. The series beginning with the pilot premiered on HBO on March 29, 2009.

Contents

Cast

Actor Character Duration
Main Cast
Jill Scott Precious Ramotswe 1
Anika Noni Rose Grace Makutsi 1
Lucian Msamati JLB Matekoni 1
Desmond Dube BK 1
Supporting/Recurring Cast
Paterson Joseph Cephas Buthelezi 1
Colin Salmon Note Mokoti 1

Pilot

Title Network Original UK Airdate USA Airdate
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency BBC One March 23, 2008 March 29, 2009

Seasons

Season Premiere Finale #
BBC One
Season One March 15, 2009 April 19, 2009 6

In-Depth

DVD Releases

Title Release Date #
Made-for-TV Movies: Region 2
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency October 27, 2008 1

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Season Sets: Region 2
Series 1 August 3, 2009 1

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Season Sets: Region 1
The Complete First Season
Pilot + Season One
September 1, 2009 3

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