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Title The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency. The complete first season HBO Entertainment presents in association with the Weinstein Company and BBC a Mirage Enterprises and Cinechicks Production ; series producer, Tim Bricknell.

Publication Info. [New York, NY] : Home Box Office ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2011]


Location Call No. Status
 Bloomfield, McMahon Wintonbury Library - Adult Department  DVD SERIES  NO DISC 1-3    Missing +1 HOLD
Description 3 videodiscs (451 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 (English), Dolby Digital 2.0 (Spanish).
Cast Jill Scott, Anika Noni Rose, Lucian Msamati, Desmond Dube.
Credits Original music, Gabriel Yared ; production designer, Johnny Breedt ; costume designer, Jo Katsaras.
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.
Audience Rated: TV-PG.
CHV rating: 14A.
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.
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.
Note 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.
Language Language tracks in English (Dolby 5.1) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby 2.0), with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned.
Note GMD: videorecording.
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.
Films for the hearing impaired. (OCoLC)fst00924314
Man-woman relationships. (OCoLC)fst01007080
Mechanics (Persons) (OCoLC)fst01013470
No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (Imaginary organization) (OCoLC)fst01038242
Secretaries. (OCoLC)fst01110683
Women detectives. (OCoLC)fst01177563
Women-owned business enterprises. (OCoLC)fst01179163
Botswana. (OCoLC)fst01205793
Genre/Form Detective and mystery television programs.
Television series.
Fiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Detective and mystery television programs. (OCoLC)fst01710488
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Television series. (OCoLC)fst01710566
Video recordings for the hearing impaired. (OCoLC)fst01710450
Added Author Bricknell, Timothy, producer.
Scott, Jill, 1972- actor.
Rose, Anika Noni, 1972- actor.
Dube, Desmond, actor.
Msamati, Lucian, 1976- actor.
Yared, Gabriel, composer.
Breedt, Johnny, production desgner.
Katsaras, Jo, costume designer.
McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948- No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series.
Weinstein Company.
Home Box Office (Firm)
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
Mirage Enterprises (Firm)
Cinechicks (Firm)
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Added Title Number One Ladies' Detective Agency
No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (Television program)
Standard No. 883929191109
ISBN 0780677420
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