No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

Episodes

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01A 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.

01A 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.

01An 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.

01Tea 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.

02 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.

02 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.

02 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.

02 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.

02The Seller Of Beds

02 LAST20101203

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.

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

Director: Gaynor Macfarlane.

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