The Guardian 29 July 2022

It has turned into a summer of Little Women. Three years after film-maker Greta Gerwig raised the profile of Louisa May Alcott’s novel, Mark Adamo’s adaptation is enjoying a UK premiere at Opera Holland Park in London, while there are stage versions outdoors in Chester and indoors in Pitlochry. In troubled times, this tale of resourcefulness, romance and sisterly solidarity offers warmth and reassurance. [READ MORE]

By Mark Fisher

MARK FISHER is a freelance theatre critic and feature writer based in Edinburgh and has written about theatre in Scotland since the late-1980s. He is a theatre critic for The Guardian, a former editor of The List magazine and a frequent contributor to the Scotsman and other publications. He is the co-editor of the play anthology Made in Scotland (1995), and the author of The Edinburgh Fringe Survival Guide (2012) and How to Write About Theatre (2015) – all Bloomsbury Methuen Drama. He is also the editor of The XTC Bumper Book of Fun for Boys and Girls and What Do You Call That Noise? An XTC Discovery Book (both Mark Fisher Ltd).