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First Staged:
HighTide Festival, 2016


By Elinor Cook

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A play about adventure, betrayal, and man's impulse to conquer the world.

Dan and Will climb mountains. Aged eighteen, they climbed Everest. They became legends.

Rachel isn't interested in being a character in Dan's story. She intends to make her own. But with the thrill of a climb just days away, it's not just principles, but people, in danger.

Elinor Cook's play Pilgrims premiered at HighTide Festival 2016, in a co-production with HighTide, Theatr Clwyd and Vicky Graham Productions, directed by Tamara Harvey.

'You just want to stick flags on virgin territory and claim it as your own.'

Press Quotes

'A gorgeous piece... layered and lyrical... Cook's characters are beautifully drawn... Pilgrims isn't just a protest about the way women get sidelined in stories – that men get to be heroes, and women, their prizes – it dares to suggest there's a reason for that'


'A honeycomb of delicately interlinked scenes that layer back and forth in time'

Evening Standard

'A theatrically exciting and free-flowing piece of narrative... an impressively detailed and suggestive example of contemporary new writing'

The Arts Desk

'A seriously smart new play... a restless piece of writing that keeps chipping away at itself, leaving sharp and glittering edges exposed'

Time Out

'Deft and witty... an eloquent cry of protest about the marginalisation of women in legend and story as well as life'


'Thoughtful and quietly poetic. Investigating the gender imbalance in the narrative of history, [Pilgrims] constructs and then dismantles a classic love triangle'

The Times
Paperback,104 pages ISBN: 9781848425996Publication Date:
8 Sep 2016
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
Ebook,104 pages ISBN: 9781780018195Publication Date:
8 Sep 2016
£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)

Also by Elinor Cook:

Out of Love
Image of an Unknown Young Woman
The Girl's Guide to Saving the World
The Lady from the Sea

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