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In PurSUEt
New Writing

In PurSUEt

‘Woman’ is sat in a therapist’s office. She’s been sent there to deal with her drink problem. But she doesn’t have a problem and she doesn’t need help. She just needs Sue Perkins. They’re meant for each other. If only Sue could see that too.

But how can she? She’s too busy being a celebrity.

So ‘Woman’ sets out in pursuit of her love. From following Sue’s every move online – to breaking in backstage at the BBC, there isn’t anything she won’t do. But can she keep it all together whilst battling her out of control drinking?


Starring, written and created by Eleanor Higgins. 

Ticket Price

£12.50 - £16


19th July - 20th July 2022


King's Head Theatre



“Eleanor Higgins is excellent in her one-woman show about addiction and obsession.” The Scotsman ★★★★

“Talented writing, raw emotion, it was by far, one of the best one-woman shows I’ve seen.” Broadway Baby ★★★★

“Timely, hilarious and poignant, In PurSUEt was one of the finest one-actor shows I’ve seen.” Lothian Life ★★★★★

“A challenging story told in a fascinating gripping way that will have you tearing up one minute and chuckling away the next!” Broadway World ★★★★

“A tragic, comic depiction of the complexities of humanity which is captivating and heart-breaking.” The Wee Review ★★★★

“Eleanor Higgins is in total command of her chosen arena.” Mumble Theatre ★★★★★


Trigger warning: references to substance misuse and suicide, some flashing lights. 

This production is part of our Edinburgh Fringe Previews season.
This production lasts 60 minutes with no interval.


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