Saoirse Ronan has her dancing shoes on in a newly-released clip from the eagerly-awaited Little Women.

The new adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's classic coming-of-age-story reunites Ronan with Lady Bird writer-director Greta Gerwig and co-star Timothée Chalamet.

The cast also includes Laura Dern, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlen, Meryl Streep and Emma Watson.

Ronan is playing Jo March, with Pugh portraying Amy March; Scanlen playing Beth March and Watson playing Meg March. Chalamet will play Laurie, with Dern as Marmee March and Streep as Aunt March.

March on!

Little Women opens in cinemas on December 26.  

Another clip from the film sees Pugh's Amy March spell out the realities of marriage for her:

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