Rebecca Eaton Explains How To Get BBC To Tackle Quintessentially American ‘Little Women’

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Masterpiece’s Little Women marks a breakthrough for PBS, in that it’s produced by BBC which, Rebecca Eaton noted, “does not do American drama.”
“It’s hard to get America novels done with BBC because they are BBC – they have a mandate,” she said. Additionally, it can be expensive. “If you shoot in this country, it’s twice as expensive.”  Set in Concord, Massachusetts, Little Women was filmed n Ireland.
It helped that Colin Callender was “the guy who was going to drive the…

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