Celebrity Catch Up: Life After That Thing I Did

George Takei - aka Star Trek legend and social activist superstar

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Episode notes

George joins Genevieve to reminisce about making the original Star Trek series and its subsequent big screen outings.  

He reveals how he almost missed the audition for his famous role as Sulu, recounts the time he got flashed on set - and explains why he's responsible for co-star Walter Koenig's hatred of sushi.  

George also explains why he first became involved in politics and how he went on to be a social activist, as well as previewing his upcoming West End debut in Allegiance - a musical based on his childhood experience in a US internment camp during World War II.  

Plus, hear George relive his experience eating kangaroo penis in a moment of classic British TV!   


You can see George making his London West End debut in Allegiance at the Charing Cross Theatre from 7 January - 8 April 2023.    

Find out more information at allegiancemusical.com.   

Follow George on Twitter @GeorgeTakei and on Instagram @georgehtakei


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Produced and edited by Genevieve.  

Theme music by Mark Savage @mrdiscopop