Orion and the Dark

Role: Composer / Lyricist / Musical Director


Company: Peaceful Lion Productions

Orion is scared of more or less everything. He’s terrified of wasps and monsters, afraid of sheds and storms, panicked by spiders and fearful of heights but there is one thing that scares him more than anything else. Most of all he’s scared of… The DARK!

Join Orion on an adventure as he faces his biggest fear and find out it’s friendly! A heart-warming tale of friendship, adventure and overcoming your fears.

Original Cast

Orion: Matthieu Hauret
Dark: Robert Hazle
Orion’s Mum / Shady / Celina and others: Nicola Rainford

Production team

Based on the book by Emma Yarlett

Book and original direction: Ollie Fielding
Director: Charlie Ely
Music and Lyrics: John Chambers
Puppet maker: Emily Bestow
Production associate: George Francis
Producer: Amy Holson-Schwartz
Associate producer: Hayley Fielding

Orion and the Dark