‘No. 1 Ladies’ on HBO End of Month

The HBO series, The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency,  based on Alexander McCall Smith’s books begins Sunday, March 29th, 8 pm.

Anthony Minghella (The English Patient, Cold Mountain), who died last year, directed the two-hour pilot. Tim Fywell and Charles Sturridge direct the other episodes in the series.

Grammy-award winning singer Jill Scott plays Precious Ramotswe. Tony Award winner Anika Noni Rose (Dreamgirls) plays her secretary, Mma Makutsi. The series was shot in Botswana.

A tie-in edition is available:


The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency

Alexander McCall Smith

  • Paperback: $13.95; 256 pages
  • Publisher: Anchor, (March 10, 2009)
  • ISBN-10: 0307456633
  • ISBN-13: 978-0307456632

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