Based on the best-selling novels by Alexander McCall Smith, The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency tells the uplifting fictional story of a Botswana woman who fulfills a longtime dream - and bucks daunting odds - by opening her country's first and only female-owned detective agency.
In April we told you
that Amazon had it up for early pre-order, and in May we showed off
the box art. Now it's June, and HBO Video has formally announced that The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency - The Complete 1st Season
will coming to DVD on September 1st
, revealing a street date for the first time.
This 3-disc set running 480 minutes will cost $59.99 SRP. There will also be some bonus material on this set [NOTE THAT UPDATED/CORRECTED EXTRAS INFORMATION NOW FOLLOWS
]: Two documentaries exploring the beauty and rich musical heritage of Botswana, a featurette with The Making of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
, and an Author's Diary offering further insight on all 7 episodes! English 2.0 Stereo sound is accompanied by French and Spanish subtitles. Here's a new, much sharper look at the packaging: