Type
Scripted
Premiered
Mar. 23, 2008
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
UK
Network
BBC One TV Network
Genre

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The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (UK)

The first BBC drama to be filmed entirely on location in Botswana, The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency is a charming adaptation of Alexander McCall Smith's books. When her father dies, Precious Ramotswe decides to become her country's first every female detective...

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01x06 A Real Botswana Diamond Aired: Apr. 19, 2009

The agency is broken into following a spate of robberies in Kgale Hill. Mma Ramotswe and JLB Matekoni's engagement isn't going as planned and …

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 1 season and 7 episodes air between 2008 and 2009.

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Only one series was made and the show has now been cancelled.

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  • During the funeral service for Obed Ramotswe, Precious' father, is played by the Bishop of Gaborone, Bishop Trevor Muamba, and 'Woman Mourner #1' is played by Botswana's Minister of Health,…
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    During the funeral service for Obed Ramotswe, Precious' father, is played by the Bishop of Gaborone, Bishop Trevor Muamba, and 'Woman Mourner #1' is played by Botswana's Minister of Health, Mme Sheila Tlou.
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  • Grammy Award winning singer, Jill Scott, eventually won the role of Precious Ramotswe over American actresses Oprah Winfrey, Whoopi Goldberg, Queen Latifah, and 18 African women considered…
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    Grammy Award winning singer, Jill Scott, eventually won the role of Precious Ramotswe over American actresses Oprah Winfrey, Whoopi Goldberg, Queen Latifah, and 18 African women considered for the lead
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  • 10ft electrified fences surrounded most sets to protect cast and crew from animal attack.
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