7 Dec 2022

George Takei on how his family were imprisoned in Japanese internment camps in US

When he made his name in Star Trek as Lieutenant Sulu, actor George Takei had already lived a life worthy of a Hollywood movie.

Along with his Japanese parents he had spent World War Two locked up in internment camps. After the war, deprived of home, business and bank accounts, his family lived in poverty. George Takei turned his experiences of these injustices into a musical called Allegiance, which is now coming to London.