[02/15/18 - 11:16 AM]
Season 7 of "Call the Midwife" to Premiere Sunday, March 25, 2018 on PBS
Nonnatus House welcomes a new midwife, Lucille Anderson played by Leonie Elliott, the first West Indian midwife to be featured as a series regular.

[07/06/17 - 09:11 AM]
BBC One and Playground Announce "Little Women" Cast
Bafta award-winner Emily Watson is set to play Marmee, the iconic matriarch of the March family.

[05/04/17 - 02:36 PM]
"Little Women" Coming to "Masterpiece" on PBS
"There are only a handful of American books that have resonated with readers for as long as Little Women," said Rebecca Eaton.

telefilm/mini-series in the can
(from PBS's press release, May 2017) PBS and MASTERPIECE have announced they will team with Colin Callender's Playground and the BBC for a television adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's coming-of-age classic, Little Women. The three-part drama will be scripted by Heidi Thomas, well-known to PBS audiences for her acclaimed adaptations of Call the Midwife and Cranford. Vanessa Caswill (Thirteen, My Mad Fat Diary) will direct all three hours. Playground's Golden Globe(R)-winning adaptation of Wolf Hall aired on MASTERPIECE in 2015. Loved by generations of women worldwide, Little Women is a truly universal coming of age story, as relevant and engaging today as it was on its original publication in 1868. Set against the backdrop of the Civil War, the story follows sisters Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March on their journey from childhood to adulthood. With the help of their mother, Marmee, and while their father is away at war, the girls navigate what it means to be a young woman: from sibling rivalry and first love, to loss and marriage. Set in Concord, Massachusetts, Alcott's semi-autobiographical story became an instant bestseller when it was published and remains one of the most widely read novels of all time. A recent Harris poll listing it as one of America's ten favorite books confirms its enduring place in the cultural landscape.
· Annes Elwy as Beth
· Dame Angela Lansbury as Aunt March
· Emily Watson as Marmee
· Jonah Hauer-King as Laurie Laurence
· Kathryn Newton as Amy
· Maya Hawke as Jo
· Michael Gambon as Mr. Laurence
· Willa Fitzgerald as Meg
· Colin Callender as EP
· Heidi Thomas as EP/WRTR
· Louisa May Alcott as BOOK
· Lucy Richer as EP
· Rebecca Eaton as EP
· Sophie Gardiner as EP
· Susie Liggat as PROD
· Vanessa Caswill as DIR
· based on a book
· mini-series
· BBC Worldwide Productions
· Playground