Over the years Barry Fry has gained a reputation as one of British footballs most colourful characters, he is perhaps best known for his long association with Peterborough United where is has been the manager, chairman-manager, chairman, joint caretaker manager, and director of football.
There’s Only One Barry Fry a truly classic fly on the wall documentary which documents larger than life Barry Fry’s ill-fated takeover of Peterborough United football club in 1996, which he purchased using his compensation package after being sacked as manager of Birmingham City. Fry had refused to recruit a financial expert to undertake due diligence and found himself personally liable for the clubs huge debts, he later discovered that he didn’t own the club at all. The documentary was screened by ITV in 1997.
Barry Fry later published his autobiography, Big Fry: Barry Fry: The Autobiography, a new edition was published in 2011 and is available in hardcover, paperback, and kindle edition. It has received excellent customer reviews.