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The Journey

Telling the story behind "Archie" The musical.

The Journey
by Robert Barham

Book cover from the JourneyIn late 1996 Robert Barham began work on a musical about the early life of Cary Grant. The musical was entitled "Archie". During the course of his research, Robert came across a number of extraordinary coincidences.

In "The Journey", Robert tells the fascinating story of his three years' writing and researching the musical, from page to stage. A tale which would take him from London, to Cary's birth town of Bristol, and finally on to Hollywood. 

To read extracts from the book, visit

"The Journey" is available on itunes., with a review of The Journey by Robert Barham