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The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency


We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
New series 1/6. The easy-going drama based on the bestselling novels by Alexander McCall Smith returns after last year's successful one-off.
The Big Bonanza. Though work is thin on the ground, life is about to get busy for the agency's proprietor.
Writer Nicholas Wright ; Producer Timothy Bricknell
Director Charles Sturridge Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel Precious moments: p14; DVD and audiobook offers: p18


Unknown: Alexander McCall Smith
Unknown: Nicholas Wright
Producer: Timothy Bricknell
Director: Charles Sturridge
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The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency

BBC One London, 15 March 2009 21.00

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