'The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency' Takes TV The popular No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency novels by Alexander McCall Smith have been made into a series for HBO. Jill Scott plays heroine Precious Ramotswe. In an article for The Daily Beast, Stanley Crouch hails her nuanced performance, and the show's depiction of Africa.

'The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency' Takes TV

'The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency' Takes TV

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The popular No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency novels by Alexander McCall Smith have been made into a series for HBO. Jill Scott plays heroine Precious Ramotswe.

In an article for The Daily Beast, Stanley Crouch hails her nuanced performance, and the show's depiction of Africa.