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    • The No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency: BBC Radio Casebook Vol. 4

    • Eight BBC Radio 4 Full-Cast Dramatisations
    • By: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Narrated by: full cast, Nadine Marshall, Claire Benedict
    • Length: 5 hrs and 49 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 10

    Precious Ramotswe, Botswana’s premier - and only - lady detective, is back with another batch of unusual cases. In these eight episodes, she receives a visit from a very important person; helps out Mma Potokwani, who has had bad news at the Orphan Farm; looks into who is orchestrating a campaign against Mma Soleti; and welcomes a new arrival - while righting an old wrong. Plus, Mr JLB Matekoni’s apprentice gets into trouble; Mma Makutsi is hiding a secret; and Mma Ramotswe tries to come to terms with one of the trickiest situations she has ever faced: taking a holiday. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
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    • By Cathy Kirk on 19-02-19

    Regular price: £17.99

    • The No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency: BBC Radio Casebook Vol.3

    • Seven BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisations
    • By: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Narrated by: Claire Benedict, full cast, Nadine Marshall
    • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 11

    Another seven BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramas, written and adapted by Alexander McCall Smith from his own best-selling series. A third outstanding collection of stories featuring Botswana’s only female private detective agency, run by the irrepressible Precious Ramotswe. Based on the hugely popular novels and brought to life with music and full casts, these evocative productions return us to Botswana, where Precious has more mysteries to solve.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • very entertaining

    • By yvonne spijkerman on 16-03-19

    Regular price: £17.99

    • The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency: BBC Radio Casebook, Vol.2

    • Eight BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisations
    • By: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Narrated by: full cast, Nadine Marshall, Claire Benedict
    • Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 25

    A second collection of eight BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisations based on the popular books by Alexander McCall Smith. 'How to Handle Men Through the Application of Psychology': Precious Ramotswe sets out to release her fiancé from a terrifying obligation, and a new case sparks a love quest. 'House of Hope': Precious and her assistant visit some bad girls as part of their mission to find a husband for their client, but Precious has some marriage problems of her own....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great performances by the actors, scripts so-so

    • By Nigel on 08-01-18

    Regular price: £17.99

    • The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency 1: The Daddy & The Bone (Dramatised)

    • By: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Narrated by: Claire Benedict, Nadine Marshall
    • Length: 1 hr and 28 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    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 seven million copies, and been translated into 26 languages. These acclaimed productions, complete with vibrant music, bring the exotic world of the books vividly to life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Unique

    • By Gill on 03-03-10

    Regular price: £10.00

    • The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency 5 (Dramatised)

    • By: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Narrated by: Claire Benedict, Nadine Marshall
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    How to Handle Men Through the Application of Psychology sees Mma Ramotswe setting out to release her fiancé, Mr J. L. B. Matekoni, from a terrifying obligation. Meanwhile, a new case comes into the agency, and the ladies find themselves on a love quest... The House of Hope finds Mma Ramotswe and her assistant Mma Makutsi visiting some ‘bad girls’ as part of their mission to find a husband for their client.

    Regular price: £10.00

    • The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency 3: The Chief Justice of Beauty & The Confession (Dramatised)

    • By: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Narrated by: Claire Benedict, Nadine Marshall
    • Length: 1 hr and 28 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 12

    The Chief Justice of Beauty finds the ladies hired by a beauty contest judge to check up on the integrity of the finalists in a forthcoming competition, following the embarrassing arrest for shoplifting of a previous winner. Meanwhile, Mma Ramotsweis worried about her fiancé, Mr J. L. B. Matekoni. The Confession sees Mma Ramotswe consulting her best friend Mma Potokwane, the matron at the orphanage, to ask for help in dealing with Mr J. L. B. Matekoni.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Listening

    • By Mr. Qv Abrams on 18-06-19

    Regular price: £10.00

    • The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency 6: The Return of Note & The Ceremony (Dramatised)

    • By: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Narrated by: Claire Benedict, Nadine Marshall
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    The Return of Note finds Mma Ramotswe in a compromising situation when her past catches up with her. But things are looking brighter for her assistant, Mma Makutsi, when she takes up ballroom dancing... The Ceremony sees Mma Ramotswe’s agency work under control at last, so she has time to take care of her own problems. Can she release her fiancé Mr J. L. B. Matekoni from his rash undertaking to do a charity parachute jump?

    Regular price: £10.00

    • The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency 8: A Very Rude Woman & Talking Shoes (Dramatised)

    • By: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Narrated by: Claire Benedict, Nadine Marshall
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    These acclaimed productions, complete with vibrant music, bring the exotic world of the books vividly to life. A Very Rude Woman finds Precious Ramotswe facing change at The No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, while Mr J.L.B. Matekoni meets the rudest person in all Botswana. Talking Shoes sees a new detective taking on a case for the Agency, while Mma Ramotswe, among others, has a problem with high blood pressure.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • McCall Smith at his best!

    • By S. M. A. John on 18-02-17

    Regular price: £10.00

    • The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency 7 (Dramatised)

    • By: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Narrated by: Claire Benedict, Nadine Marshall
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    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.

    Regular price: £10.00

    • Jelly Babies

    • A BBC Radio 4 Dramatisation
    • By: Judy Upton
    • Narrated by: Sally Orrock, Nadine Marshall, Jane Wittenshaw, and others
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Becky, AKA 'Azaria The Amazon', shows Shanice the ropes, and she is soon wowing the rowdy stag night audiences with her slams and smackdowns. By night she's bikini clad 'Alice Malice', by day she's mum to gymnastics-mad Alex and a devoted daughter to her disabled, ex-army dad. When these two worlds threaten to collide, it reawakens a painful episode from Shanice's childhood which threatens to tear apart her cherished family life and leads to a show-down with the father she adores.

    Regular price: £8.00