In PurSUEt

Theatre (comedy, lgbt)

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  • theSpace @ Niddry St - Lower Theatre
  • 12:10
  • Aug 17
  • 45 minutes
  • Suitability: 14+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Eleanor Higgins / Bush Productions
  • Warnings and additional info: Strong Language/Swearing
  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies are not allowed in the venue
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years

This show has performances in multiple locations

Description

Inspired by true events: a passionate Sue Perkins Superfan, sent to a therapist to deal with her drinking, relays her adventures pursuing Sue. Fleabag meets Miranda in this fierce, heartfelt new LGBT comedy/drama. Follow our heroines impressive swagger skills, drinking habits and coping mechanisms in an age of social media, #MeToo and Brexit… In PurSUEt is a play with unexpected truth, nuance and hope. A searingly fresh new show that leaves the audience in no doubt: it is by facing our demons, we overcome them. 'Step aside Fleabag. Hello InPurSUEt!' ***** (Pink Elephant Arts). Simply Brilliant!" ***** (RadioGaga.com).

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Level access through foyer area to ground floor theatre
  • Wheelchair access type: Level Access

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info


How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Keith Baxter 72 days ago

Expect to be hooked from the first line. A fine blend of a tragi-comedy, delivered with impeccable balance. A great script and performance that will make you want to laugh and cry.


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The Wee Review (4/5 stars) 62 days ago

On the surface Eleanor Higgins’s one-woman show, based on true events, is about an obsession with Sue Perkins – the life-size cut-out and framed pictures on stage would give that away – but In PurSUEt is actually a well written and performed tragicomedy on addiction, depression and denial. The play...

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FringeReview 68 days ago

A small Christmas tree is surrounded by empty wine bottles. There is also a lifesize cardboard cutout of Sue Perkins. These visual clues set the scene for “In PurSUEt”, a confessional which examines substance misuse, recovery – and celebrity stalking taken to new, inventive heights. Eleanor Higgins plays herself –...

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Broadway World (4/5 stars) 68 days ago

In PurSUEt is a show inspired by true events about a Sue Perkins superfan who is sent to a therapist to deal with her issues around alcohol. Sitting on a lone chair facing the audience with a box of tissues by her side, Eleanor Higgins addresses us as though we...

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Broadway Baby (4/5 stars) 68 days ago

A show about a Sue Perkins stan who has a life-size cardboard cut-out of the former Great British Bake Off presenter and an unwavering belief that she “will be glad to have somebody like me as a girlfriend, thank you very much.” It just sounds amazing and, oh boy, it...

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The Scotsman (4/5 stars) 73 days ago

We all have celebrities we idolise, perhaps even fantasise about. ...

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Ed Fringe Review (3/5 stars) 77 days ago

Full throttle recovery from obsessive fandom...

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Ed Fringe Review (3/5 stars) 77 days ago

This show wove together heartache and addiction with tenderness...

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Ed Fringe Review (4/5 stars) 78 days ago

Full throttle recovery from obsessive fandom...

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Ed Fringe Review (4/5 stars) 78 days ago

A warm, big-hearted show which wove together heartache and addiction with tenderness...

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