Little Women

Loved by generations of women worldwide, Little Women is a truly universal coming of age story. 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, the girls navigate what it means to be a young woman: from sibling rivalry and first love, to loss and marriage.

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Funding for MASTERPIECE is provided by Viking and Raymond James with additional support from public television viewers and contributors to The MASTERPIECE Trust, created to help ensure the series’ future.

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Castles in the Air


The cast reveal their personal "castles in the air."

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Laurie & Jo


The cast and creators of Little Women explore the story's most complicated couple.

The House of Little Women


Learn more about Orchard House, where Louisa May Alcott wrote Little Women.



See a scene from Little Women, Episode 2.

Cast Superlatives


The cast of Little Women tell all!

How Much Like Your Character Are You?


The Little Women cast reveal similarities between themselves and their characters.

Making Little Women


Go on the set of Little Women!