Alexander McCall Smith's much-loved series of novels is the basis of this full-cast dramatisation about the inhabitants of an Edinburgh tenement building.
Alexander McCall Smith is a British writer and Emeritus Professor of Medical Law at the University of Edinburgh. He is internationally known as a writer of fiction, with sales of English language versions exceeding 40 million by 2010 and translations into 46 languages. He is most widely known as the creator of the The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series. "McCall" is not a middle name- his surname is "McCall Smith".
"As charming as the bohemian street in which it's set." * SCOTTISH DAILY RECORD * "It is hard to think of a contemporary writer more genuinely engaging...[his] novels are also extremely funny: I find it impossible to think about them without smiling" -- Craig Brown * MAIL ON SUNDAY * "A treasure of a writer whose books deserve immediate devouring" -- Marcel Berlins * GUARDIAN * "A hilarious yet sharply insightful tale of middle-class Edinburgh ... a joyous, charming portrait of city life and human foibles" * SUNDAY EXPRESS *