George Takei on being sent to an internment camp, Star Trek and hiding his sexuality.

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George Takei is an actor, activist and author, best known for his role of Lieutenant Sulu in Star Trek.

Imprisoned as a child in the United States for being of Japanese origin, he campaigns for gay and immigrant rights. He brings his award-winning broadway musical ‘Allegiance’ to London, which is inspired by his own memories of growing up in a Japanese internment camp.

George joins Krishnan to tell his extraordinary story, from childhood to stardom and his mission to raise awareness about his life.

Produced by: Imahn Robertson

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