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Title The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency. The complete first season [videorecording] / HBO Entertainment presents, in association with the Weinstein Company and BBC ; a Mirage Enterprises and Cinechicks production ; Film Afrika Worldwide ; series producer, Tim Bricknell.

Imprint [New York, NY] : Home Box Office ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2009]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    NOO  v.1    DUE 02-27-24
 GDL Central Library DVD    NOO  v.2    Available
 GDL Grandview Library DVD    NOO  v.3    Available
Description 3 videodiscs (451 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Based on the novels by Alexander McCall Smith.
Originally broadcast on BBC1 in 2009.
Contains the pilot and all 6 episodes from the first season.
Special features include: Botswana: the gem of Africa; Anthony Minghella's No. 1 film; The beat of Botswana; The making of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency; The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency: author's diary.
Contents disc 1. Pilot ; The big bonanza -- disc 2. Poison ; The boy with an African heart ; Problems in moral philosophy -- disc 3. Beauty and integrity ; A real Botswana diamond.
Credits Original music, Gabriel Yared ; production designer, Johnny Breedt ; costume designer, Jo Katsaras.
Cast Jill Scott, Anika Noni Rose, Lucian Msamati, Desmond Dube.
Summary Follows Mma Ramotste, a recently bereaved woman, as she sets up the only woman-run Private Detective Agency in Botswana and her attempts to get it off the ground. She gets help from Mma Makutsi, her new secretary, and Mr. JLB Matekoni, the owner and super mechanic of the wonderful Speedy Motors. Mma Ramotste takes on cases, meets many new people who need her help - from a woman who thinks the man who has turned up at her door is not her father, to another lady who has a boyfriend who may or may not be faithful to her.
Audience Rated: TV-PG.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language English or dubbed Spanish dialogue, optional English, French or Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned.
Subject No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (Imaginary organization) -- Drama.
Women detectives -- Botswana -- Drama.
Women-owned business enterprises -- Botswana -- Drama.
Secretaries -- Botswana -- Drama.
Mechanics (Persons) -- Botswana -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Botswana -- Drama.
Mujeres detectives -- Botswana -- Teatro.
Empresas nuevas -- Botswana -- Teatro.
Genre/Form Detective and mystery television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Bricknell, Timothy
Scott, Jill, 1972-
Rose, Anika Noni, 1972-
McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948- No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series
Dube, Desmond
Yared, Gabriel
Weinstein Company
Home Box Office (Firm)
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
Mirage Enterprises
Cinechicks (Firm)
Film Afrika Worldwide (Firm)
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Added Title Number One Ladies' Detective Agency
No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (Television program)
ISBN 1419883380
Standard No. 883929076666
Music No. 4000018931 Home Box Office
2000017330 Home Box Office

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