MESS 6 (image Mihaela Bodlovic)


Wed 21 - Fri 23 Jul 2021

A bold, playful and emotionally engaging theatre performance, made for young audiences with complex additional support needs, and their families.

You Choose: £8.50 / £6.50 / £4.50

A bold, playful and emotionally engaging performance for young audiences (age 5-18) with complex additional support needs, and their families.

Mess tells the story of how an ordinary day in the life of a team of caretakers turns unpredictable when, for the first time ever, they attempt to clean a space which has people in it.

Led by an enthusiastic chief caretaker, the team demonstrate their cleaning abilities to the audience with singing and dancing. But one of the caretakers is rebellious and causes a stir by finding a pink rubber glove amongst the yellow ones. This discovery sets off a celebration of mess which delights the rest of the crew but shocks the chief. The mess gets so big that it consumes the chief and transforms them into a multi-coloured messy creature. They are delighted! A carnival begins. Everyone celebrates the fun that unexpected, messy situations can bring.

Garden Performances - Performances on Saturday 24th July are available for delivery at home - if you live in or around Stirling, have a garden or outdoor space and would be interested in Mess coming to visit you then please contact the company directly at

Mess is non-verbal, funny, musical and sensory. It’s a live-action cartoon full of suspense and surprise.

Mess is coming to Macrobert from Wed 21st - Fri 23rd July. The performance is socially-distanced and adheres to all Covid restrictions.

Comedy, surprise, celebration and mild peril!
Amplified sound
Lighting effects eg. mirrors reflecting onto the audience. There are no flashing lights.
Harmony singing
Objects for the audience to feel e.g. rubber gloves, vibrating speakers, big mack buttons
If you have any questions around this performance, please contact our Box Office. Alternatively you can contact the company directly at
Please note: One ticket per family bubble, up to 4 people (household or extended household only). This outdoor event will be held in the space next to Logie Lecture Theatre on the campus of the University of Stirling. Directions can be found on the map below.
We have financial support available to support families to travel to the performance if needed. Please contact for info. 

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