Warm, humorous and uplifting, Alexander McCall Smith’s hugely popular novels featuring Precious Ramotswe, proprietor of Botswana’s only female private detective agency, have become international bestsellers, sold over 15 million copies, and been translated into 42 languages. These acclaimed productions, complete with vibrant music, bring the exotic world of the books vividly to life.
'There is No Such Thing as Free Food' finds Precious Ramotswe, owner and founder of The No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, preoccupied both professionally and personally by the subject of food.
'The Best Profession for a Blackmailer' sees Mr Polopetsi, part-time mechanic and would-be assistant detective, taking on a case of his own; while Mma Makutsi finds out if blue shoes are the key to happiness.
Starring Claire Benedict as Mma Ramotswe and Nadine Marshall as Mma Makutsi, these dramatisations are guaranteed to appeal to all fans of the engaging lady detective.
‘Must-listen... beautifully cast, precisely timed, simply wonderful’ - Daily Telegraph
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The BBC is proud to present two stand-alone adaptations of Alexander McCall Smith’s well-loved series, ‘The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency’.
Starring Claire Benedict as Mma Ramostwe and Nadine Marshall as Mma Makutsi, these charming, enriching tales clearly demonstrate the appeal of the internationally bestselling series which has been widely translated and has sold over 15 million copies worldwide.
‘There’s No Such Thing as Free Food’ provides the first serving of uplifting entertainment. Mme Ramostwe, Botswana’s radiant, first ever female private investigator, has a lot on her plate when food comes to completely consume both her personal and professional life.
In the following story, ‘The Best Profession for a Blackmailer’, the mechanic and would-be assistant Mr Polopetsi takes on his very own case. This gives Mme Ramostwe room to consider a perplexing little matter involving a pair of blue shoes.
These highly acclaimed BBC Drama productions have enjoyed a warm reception since they were first broadcast on BBC Radio 4. Complete with atmospheric, energetic music that perfectly complements the vibrancy of the series, this seventh volume in the series is now available for you to download and enjoy in MP3 audiobook format.