Type
Scripted
Premiered
Mar. 23, 2008
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
UK
Network
BBC One TV Network
Genre
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (UK) tv show photo

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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  • In the course of trying to gain weight before playing the role of Precious Ramotswe, Jill Scott noticed that she had gained seven pounds in one week (an extremely fast and potentially…
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    In the course of trying to gain weight before playing the role of Precious Ramotswe, Jill Scott noticed that she had gained seven pounds in one week (an extremely fast and potentially unhealthy weight gain). Concerned, she went to her doctor and discovered the day before she left for Botswana that she was pregnant. After she finished filming the first season, Scott returned to the US and in April 2009, gave birth to her son, Jett Hamilton Roberts.
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  • 10ft electrified fences surrounded most sets to protect cast and crew from animal attack.
  • The film's producers have signed a 10 year lease for the area at the foot of Kgale Hill, Gaborone, where they have built the fictional shopping center where Precious Ramotswe opens her…
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    The film's producers have signed a 10 year lease for the area at the foot of Kgale Hill, Gaborone, where they have built the fictional shopping center where Precious Ramotswe opens her storefront detective agency.
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