The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency

HBO premieres the No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency tonight at 8:00pm EST.



The series stars Jill Scott, Anika Noni Rose, Lucian Msamati, Desmond Dube, Colin Salmon and Idris ElbaThe No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency is based on the bestselling books by Alexander McCall Smith and co-written and executive produced by Richard Curtis and the late Anthony Minghella.  According to the HBO site:


The series chronicles the adventures of Precious Ramotswe (Jill Scott), the cheerful, eminently sensible proprietor of The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, located in the Kgale Hill Shopping Center on the outskirts of Gaborone. Aided by her efficient yet high-strung secretary Grace Makutsi (Anika Noni Rose), Precious investigates a variety of cases, helping townspeople solve mysteries in their lives, from missing children to philandering husbands to con-artist scams.

The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency made its debut as a full length pilot on BBC in Great Britain last year. You can check out the official BBC website here.

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The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency

Review by Ginia Bellafante

2 responses

  1. I just finished watching it today and it was pretty good. I haven’t read any of the books.

    My dvr is ready to record for next Sunday.

  2. Soooo, what didja think? 🙂

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