Date Published: 18th March 2023
Movieweb has charted the HBO/BBC film of The No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency at number 2 in their Top 13 Lesser Known HBO Series That Are Worth Revisiting:
‘Step into the colourful world of Botswana with The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency. Based on Alexander McCall Smith’s bestselling series of novels, this delightful show follows the adventures of Precious Ramotswe, the first female detective in Botswana. With her keen intellect and sharp intuition, Precious takes on a variety of cases, from tracking down missing persons to solving murders. But it’s not just the cases that make this show so charming.
The characters are unforgettable, from Precious herself to her loyal assistant, Grace Makutsi, and the supporting cast of colorful locals. The show offers a glimpse into the rich culture and traditions of Botswana, and the stunning scenery is worth watching for alone. With a blend of humour, heart, and a touch of mystery, The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency is a show that’s sure to put a smile on your face.’