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First look at new Little Women stage adaptation at Pitlochry Festival Theatre and Watford Palace

Amelia Donkor as Marmee and the March sisters Little Women Photo by Fraser Band
Amelia Donkor as Marmee and the March sisters Little Women Photo by Fraser Band

First look images have been released for the Pitlochry Festival Theatre and Watford Palace Theatre production of Little Women.

The new stage adaptation of Louise May Alcott’s much loved tale is written by Anne-Marie Casey.

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The production premières at Pitlochry Festival Theatre from 27 July – 29 September ahead of transferring to Watford Palace Theatre from 11 – 22 October.

The cast of Little Women Little Women Photo by Fraser Band
The cast of Little Women Little Women Photo by Fraser Band
Rachael McAllister as Jo March and Tom Richardson as Prof Bhaer Little Women Photo by Fraser Band
Rachael McAllister as Jo March and Tom Richardson as Prof Bhaer Little Women Photo by Fraser Band
The March sisters Little Women Photo by Fraser Band
The March sisters Little Women Photo by Fraser Band

Casting includes Rachael McAllister (A Christmas Carol, Pitlochry Festival Theatre) as Jo March; Jessica Brydges (Peter Pan. Maltings Theatre) as Meg March; Meg Chaplin (Arrival, imPOSSIBLE) as Beth March; Anna Fordham (The Borrowers, Watermill Theatre and The Athena, Sky) as Amy March and Amelia Donkor (As You Like It and The Taming of the Shrew, Royal Shakespeare Company and Eastenders, BBC) as Marmee.

They’re joined by Tom Richardson (The Prince and the Pauper, New Vic Theatre) as Prof Bhaer/John Brooke; Deirdre Davis (Eileen Donachie in River City, BBC Scotland and the films Orphans and Get Duked) as Aunt March; and newcomer Richie Spencer as Laurie.

Rachael McAllister as Jo March Little Women Photo by Fraser Band
Rachael McAllister as Jo March Little Women Photo by Fraser Band
Jessica Brydges as Beth March and Rachael McAllister as Jo March Little Women Photo by Fraser Band
Jessica Brydges as Beth March and Rachael McAllister as Jo March Little Women Photo by Fraser Band
The March sisters Little Women Photo by Fraser Band
The March sisters Little Women Photo by Fraser Band

Little Women is directed by Watford Palace Theatre’s Artistic Director Brigid Larmour, designed by Ruari Murchison, lighting design by Kate Bonney, music composed and directed, and sound designed by Niroshini Thambar, and movement directed by Saffy Setohy.

For more information and tickets, visit pitlochryfestivaltheatre.com and watfordpalacetheatre.co.uk


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