Jon has written three children's adventure books, with completed drafts of Storm Surge (the first of two written for his planned James Harris Series) and The Five Stones of Lucadon currently being submitted to literary agents in the quest for publication.

He currently has four musicals in development, including a children's show, The First Chris Moose, and his World War One epic, Never Again, both for which he has written the book, music and lyrics.

Jon has a BA (Hons) Degree in Theatre Practice from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, where he has worked as a visiting lecturer. Jon has also worked for the National Theatre, Young Vic, Camden's Roundhouse, Mountview, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and Assembly Festivals. 

 

A singer/songwriter, Jon has worked extensively with Norwegian lyricist and musician Roy-Frode Løvland on a number of projects.

Jon is a member of Mercury Musical Developments and the Writers Guild of Great Britain.  He is also the voice behind @AskJono.

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Never Again - A World War One Musical by Jon Hare.  Nine men and women face life-changing decisions at the outbreak of war.  Who will survive and what does survival mean?

"EXCELLENT IDEA FOR A MUSICAL!"

 

"80’s music wears well!  ...Very imaginative and enterprising."

"What fun!  ...different and hilarious enough

to make a real success...will definitely be a show to go and see!"

© 2019 by Jon Hare. Artwork for Charming designed by Matthew Strange. Photography by Jon Hare