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THE NO. 1 LADIES' DETECTIVE AGENCY: BBC RADIO CASEBOOK Vol. 1

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Claire Benedict , Nadine Marshall, and a Full Cast

Mystery & Suspense • 6 hrs. • Audio Program • © 2017

Opening with the joyous strains of Botswana children singing, this production never ceases to sound high-spirited and joyful. Voicing Detective Mma Precious Ramotswe's lilting rhythms and down-to-earth observations, British theater stalwart Claire Benedict leads the expert cast in performing these first eight episodes of BBC Radio's 2004-2005 audio-theater adaptations, written by McCall Smith himself. Whether Mma Ramotswe is tracking down lost relations, debunking a local witch doctor, or teaching typing to fumble-fingered men (one of the silliest sound effects ever created for radio), these programs subtly introduce the listener to Botswana's culture while creating bright, unforgettable characters. Touching, rhythmic, and laugh-out-loud hilarious, these world-renowned stories are sure to delight listeners of all ages. B.P. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2017, Portland, Maine [Published: OCTOBER 2017]

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Formats

Digital Download • BBC Worldwide Ltd. • 2017

DD ISBN $18.58

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