Bill Leathwick (William Brown)Paul Thomas Lewis (William Brown - younger)Angela Franklyn (Lily Brown)James Crompton (Laurence Burton)James Bailey Fletcher (Jack Percival - younger)Jesse Allam (Thomas Brown)Jordan Ancel (American Sergeant)Andrew Birkill (Mr. Mullholand)Lisa Brickell (Stage Nurse Audrey)Ron Brown (Jack Percival - elder)Colin Buckley (James Brown)Steve Ciprian (Henry Smithers)George Ferrier (James Brown - 6 years)Virginia Frankovich (Maude Smithers)Lexi Clare (Thomas' Girlfriend)Nichola Gilchrist (Mrs. Mulholland)Lutz Halbhubner (Hans)Scott Harding (Roger Simms)
Journey of a Story follows the life of William Brown, a fictional New Zealand serviceman both physically and emotionally damaged by his tour of duty in Europe and time as a Prisoner of War during World War II. Returning home, William finds a very different world to the one he left behind. Forced to leave the home he planned to enjoy with his wife Lily and young son James, William struggles to cope until an observant War Pension medical officer convinces William to take up writing. Fueled with a new passion for life, William finally finds a road to success, in ways he could not possibly imagine. The story is told to from the elderly William's point of view, as he relays his story to a young theatre director attempting to bring William's life to the stage.