Little Women

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The previous blog is a story I wrote about "Little Women," which runs on the next two Sundays (May 13 and 20) on PBS. Here's an extended box with some of the details:

-- When: 8-9 p.m.
Sunday, PBS; then 8-10 p.m. the following Sunday, May 20.

-- Follow-up: From
10-11:30 May 20, PBS reruns an “American Masters” portrait of
author Louisa May Alcott.

"Little Women": The British -- with lots of our help -- try an American classic


elThere are many good things about PBS' "Little Women" remake, from plus production values to extraordinary work by Maya Hawke as Jo. And at the core are characters who still move us, 150 years after they were created. Here's the story I sent to papers:

By Mike Hughes

There are things we
expect from a film on PBS' “Masterpiece”: The script will be very
smart, the actors will be very skilled ... and the story will be very
British.