Smith, Alexander McCall

Last Edited: 25-Feb-2017 A Global British Comedy Collaborative document. Edited by John Lucas
Broadcast source is BBC Radio Four unless otherwise indicated. Recording quality is considered good unless otherwise indicated.


Date Title
Cast
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02-Feb-2006
30-May-2007

Brussels for Beginners
Written and read by Alexander McCall Smith
Produced by Elizabeth Allard

12:20, 11574, S
08-Dec-2008
LA's Orchestra Saves the World
read by Emilia Fox
abridged by Lu Kemp
Producer Kirsteen Cameron

14:09, 13278, S
14:00, 13129, S
13:55, 13058, S
14:03, 13177, S
14:07, 13243, S

30-Apr-2012 to
04-May-2012
44 Scotland Street
Carol Ann Crawford, Crawford Logan, James Mackenzie, Rosalind
Sydney, Euan Lee, Samuel Keefe, Belle Jones, Tom Freeman,
Anita Vettesse
Music By Tom Cunningham
Producer/Director: David Ian Neville

13:40, 12806, S
13:42, 12830, S
13:48, 12916, S
13:41, 12813, S
13:36, 12735, S
09-Feb-2015 to
13-Feb-2015
44 Scotland Street --
The Blue Spode Tea Cup
Carol Ann Crawford, Crawford Logan, Emma Currie, Simon Kerr,
David Jackson Young, Anita Vettesse, Matthew Zajac,
Molly Innes
Producer/director: David Ian Neville
13:40, 12800, S
13:30, 12641, S
13:40, 12794, S
13:28, 12608, S
14:03, 13166, S
30-May-2016 to
03-Jun-2016
44 Scotland Street --
Edinburgh For Pretenders
Crawford Logan, Carol Ann Crawford, Emma Currie, Simon Kerr,
David Jackson Young, Anita Vettesse, Sophie Lawrence,
Simon Donaldson, Iain Agnew
Producer/director: David Ian Neville
13:38, 12772, S
13:25, 12561, S
13:44, 12853, S
13:31, 12653, S
13:28, 12609, S
20-Feb-2017 to
25-Feb-2017
44 Scotland Street --
Series 4
Crawford Logan, Carol Ann Crawford, Anita Vettesse, Emma
Currie, Simon Kerr, Richard Conlon, James Bryce, David
Jackson Young, Daniel Aitken
written & dramatized by Alexander McCall Smith
Producer/director: David Ian Neville
omnibus
68:19, 63914, S

Number One Ladies Detective Agency
Date Title Cast Parameters
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Number One Ladies Detective Agency Read by Adjoa Andoh
Produced and directed by Garrick Hagen
Abridged by Katie Nichol
44:10, 41413, S
42:53, 40213, S
42:30, 39850, S
42:20, 39701, S
44:22, 41598, S
42:47, 40117, S
43:21, 40645, S
41:14, 38670, S
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Tears of the Giraffe Read by Adjoa Andoh
Produced and directed by Garrick Hagen
Abridged by Katie Nichol
42:37, 39956, S
42:42, 40038, S
43:22, 40660, S
43:14, 40545, S
42:54, 40233, S
42:53, 40210, S
46:21, 43460, S
44:33, 41770, S
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Morality for Beautiful Girls Read by Adjoa Andoh
Produced and directed by Garrick Hagen
Abridged by Katie Nichol
42:45, 40081, S
42:21, 39712, S
41:43, 39125, S
41:53, 39268, S
41:39, 39059, S
41:53, 39269, S
45:06, 42294, S
43:26, 40734, S
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The Kalahari Typing School for Men Read by Adjoa Andoh
Produced and directed by Garrick Hagen
Abridged by Katie Nichol
Many separate tracks
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The Full Cupboard of Life Read by Adjoa Andoh
Produced and directed by Garrick Hagen
Abridged by Katie Nichol
44:01, 18058, m
41:28, 17010, m
43:10, 17709, m
42:49, 17567, m
44:02, 18062, m
43:55, 18018, m
47:10, 19349, m
46:06, 18910, m
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In the Company of Cheerful Ladies Read by Adjoa Andoh
Produced and directed by Garrick Hagen
Abridged by Katie Nichol
Many separate tracks
2004
The Daddy Claire Benedict, Joseph Marcell, Nadine Marshall,
Benesolu Ikemelu, Ben Thomas, Baska Patel
Written and Dramatised by Alexander McCall Smith
Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane
44:11, 31072, S
2004
The Bone Claire Benedict, Joseph Marcell, Nadine Marshall,
Jude Akerudeke, Maynard Eziashi, Peter Gavisa,
Heather Imani, Baska Patel, Tamina Skani
Written and Dramatised by Alexander McCall Smith
Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane
43:45, 30772, S
2004
The Maid Claire Benedict, Joseph Marcell, Nadine Marshall,
Janice Acqua, Nancy Crane, Noma Dumezweni,
Chuck Ibuchi, Alibe Parsons
Written and Dramatised by Alexander McCall Smith
Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane
43:55, 44413, S
2004
Tears of the Giraffe Claire Benedict, Joseph Marcell, Nadine Marshall,
Janice Acqua, Nancy Crane, Immanuel Ibidara,
Benesolu Ikemelu, Chuck Ibuchi, Wie Jo
Written and Dramatised by Alexander McCall Smith
Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane
43:33, 30630, S
30-Aug-2005
The Chief Justice of Beauty Claire Benedict, Joseph Marcell, Nadine Marshall,
Noma Dumezweni, Maynard Eziashi, William
Gaminara, Aicha Kossoko, Don Warrington
Written and Dramatised by Alexander McCall Smith
Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane
44:07, 41360, S
06-Sep-2005
The Confession Claire Benedict, Joseph Marcell, Nadine Marshall,
Janice Acquah, Emmanuel Ighodaro, Ben
Onwukwe, Alibe Parsons
Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane
44:07, 41360, S
13-Sep-2005
The Kalahari Typing School for Men Claire Benedict, Joseph Marcell, Nadine Marshall,
Janice Acquah, Paterson Joseph, Ben Onwukwe,
Alibe Parsons, Danny Sapani
Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane
44:02, 41296, S
20-Sep-2005
The Admirer Claire Benedict, Joseph Marcell, Nadine Marshall,
Ndidi Ama, William Gaminara, Gbemisola Ikumelo,
Paterson Joseph
Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane
44:12, 41450, S
18-Jan-2006
How to Handle Men Through
the Application of Psychology
Claire Benedict, Nadine Marshall, Joseph Marcell,
Janice Acquah, Adjua Andoh, Benesolu Ikemelu,
Chuck Ibuchi, Kidah William Sterling
Written and Dramatised by Alexander McCall Smith
Directed by Kirsty Williams
43:44, 41015, S
25-Jan-2007
House of Hope Claire Benedict, Nadine Marshall, Joseph Marcell,
Janice Acquah, Jude Akuwudike, Noma Dumezweni
Director Kirsty Williams
43:54, 41161, S
01-Feb-2007
The Return of Note Claire Benedict, Nadine Marshall, Janice Acquah,
Jude Akuwudike, Adjoa Andoh, Chuk Iwuji,
Alibe Parsons, Danny Sapani, Ben Thomas
Director Kirsty Williams
43:52, 41135, S
08-Feb-2007
?? No title given ?? Claire Benedict, Nadine Marshall, Joseph Marcell,
Janice Acquah, Jude Akuwudike, Nikki Amuka-Bird,
Patrice Naiambana, Danny Sapani
Director Kirsty Williams
43:34, 40859, S
01-Jan-2008
There Is No Such Thing as Free Food Claire Benedict, Nadine Marshall, Ben Onwukwe,
Janice Acquah, Jude Akuwudike, Ayesha Antoine,
Sam Dale,Maynard Eziashi,Gbemisola Ikumelo,
Paterson Joseph,Kedar Williams-Stirling
Producer/director Gaynor Macfarlane
44:09, 41400, S
02-Jan-2008
The Best Profession for a Blackmailer Claire Benedict, Nadine Marshall, Janice Acquah,
Adjoa Andoh, Maynard Eziashi, Paterson Joseph,
Alibe Parsons
Producer/director Gaynor Macfarlane
43:46, 41044, S
03-Jan-2008
A Very Rude Woman Claire Benedict, Nadine Marshall, Ben Onwukwe,
Janice Acquah, Adjoa Andoh, Noma Dumezweni,
Maynard Eziashi, Chuk Iwuji, Paterson Joseph,
Naomi Taylor
Producer/director Gaynor Macfarlane
43:54, 41269, S
04-Jan-2008
Talking Shoes Claire Benedict, Nadine Marshall, Ben Onwukwe,
Janice Acquah, Adjoa Andoh, Anna Bengo,
Noma Dumezweni, William Gaminera, Chuk Iwuji,
Paterson Joseph, Naomi Taylor, Ben Thomas
Producer/director Gaynor Macfarlane
44:01, 41271, S
25-Dec-2008 The Miracle at Speedy Motors Claire Benedict, Nadine Marshall, Ben Onwukwe, Janice
Acquah, Jude Akuwudike, Adjoa Andoh, Anna Bengo,
Noma Dumezweni, Maynard Eziashi, Emmanuel
Ighodaro, Chuk Iwuji, Alibe Parsons
Written and dramatised by Alexander McCall Smith
Director Gaynor Macfarlane
84:05, 78840, S
25-Dec-2009 Tea Time for the Traditionally Built Claire Benedict, Nadine Marshall, Ben Onwukwe, Janice
Acquah, Mo Sesay, Nyasha Hatendi, Kedar
Williams-Stirling, Emmanuel Ighodaro, Anna Bengo,
Gbemisola Ikumelo
Directed by Eilidh McCreadie
43:44, 41015, S
25-Dec-2009 The Seller of Beds Claire Benedict, Nadine Marshall, Ben Onwukwe, Mo
Sesay, Gbemisola Ikumelo, Beru Tessema, Albie
Parsons, Kedar Williams-Stirling, Emmanuel Ighodaro,
Tyrone Lewis, Anna Bengo, Nyasha Hatendi
Directed by Eilidh McCreadie
43:50, 41105, S
02-Dec-2010
03-Dec-2010
An Exceptionally Wicked Lady
Canoeing for Ladies
Janice Acquah, Nadine Marshall, Ben Onwukwe,
Sam Dale, Jude Akuwudike, Maynard Eziashi, Anna
Bengo, Noma Dumezweni, Adjoa Andoh, Babou
Ceesay, Nyasha Hatendi, Obi Abili, Chuk Iwuji
Director: Gaynor Macfarlane
44:04, 41315, S
44:06, 41352, S
03-Nov-2011
04-Nov-2011
A Late Van Just Glimpsed
The Saturday Big Tent Wedding
Claire Benedict, Nadine Marshall, Ben Onwukwe, Janice
Acquah, Adjoa Andoh, Maynard Eziashi, Nyasha
Hatendi, Obi Abili, Beru Tessema, Jude Akuwudike,
Gbemisola Ikumelo
Director: Gaynor Macfarlane
43:43, 40907, S
43:54, 41073, S
20-Mar-2013
21-Mar-2013
A Man from a Far Place
The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection
Claire Benedict, Nadine Marshall, Ben Onwukwe,
Maynard Eziashi, Beru Tessema, Janice Acquah,
Babou Ceesay, Sam Dale, Eleanor Crooks, Jude
Akuwudike, Obi Abili, Adjoa Andoh, Nyasha Hatendi 
written and dramatised by Alexander McCall Smith
produced and directed by Gaynor Macfarlane
43:45, 40995, S
43:46, 41022, S
05-Feb-2014
06-Feb-2014
The Modern Husband Course
The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon
Claire Benedict, Nadine Marshall, Ben Onwukwe, Adjoa
Andoh, Jude Akuwudike, Maynard Eziashi, Eleanor
Crooks, Anna Bengo, Steve Toussaint, Janice Acquah,
Noma Dumezweni, Alibe Parsons
Directed by Eilidh McCreadie
43:50, 41008, S
43:26,
12-Mar-2015
13-Mar-2015
The Handsome Man's Deluxe Cafe
The Dish of Yesterday
Claire Benedict, Nadine Marshall, Janice Acquah,
Ben Onwukwe, Maynard Eziashi, Jude Akuwudike,
Kulvinder Ghir, Sudha Bhuchar, Steve Toussaint,
Obi Abili, Anna Bengo
Directed by Eilidh McCreadie
43:14, 50557, S
43:27, 40656, S
04-Aug-2016
05-Aug-2016
This Is Not a Rubbish Boy
The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine
Claire Benedict, Nadine Marshall, Ben Onwukwe,
Janice Acquah, Steve Toussaint, Kai Francis-Lewis,
Eleanor Crooks, Jason Barnett, Clare Perkins
Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane
43:42, 40887, S
43:40, 40850, S

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