Jon Hare is an Essex-based writer and composer who also works within the production side of the UK theatre and live events industry.


Jon has written three children's adventure books, with full drafts of Storm Surge and Storm Strike (from his James Harris Series) and The Five Stones of Lucadon currently in development, as well as other ideas half-hatched.

A singer/songwriter, he has written several musicals, including The First Chris Moose,  World War One epic, Never Again, 80s Jukebox musical, Charming, and a semi-autobiographical show called Keeping The Dream Alive.

He is also the voice behind @AskJono and works as a freelance consultant to other writers, specialising in lyrics for non-native English speakers.

Jon's photos from his travels around the UK, time in Norway and Australia, are for sale to support new writing projects. Please visit the Photo Store to view the gallery.

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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?



"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!"