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Patrick Stewart

Picture Patrick Stewart
Patrick is a rare thing - a Shakespearean actor who makes it really big in telly. Maybe it was because he was the Captain of the Enterprise. Maybe it is his mellifluous voice. Maybe it's because he was voted one of the 50 sexiest people in the world.

Becoming Picard
  How did you take on the role?

Being Captain
  What was it about the role that attracted you?

It�s hard work being Picard
  Did the decision had a very big impact on you personally?

Seven years!
  Did you know it would go on for so long?

Accepting Picard
  Were you surprised in the way in which Star Trek fans accepted you as a new captain?

Taking Star Trek seriously
  When people started putting you on the front cover did you want to run and hide?

  Is the ship the real star of the show?

Long-time role
  What�s so good about playing a character for such a long time?

Taking it seriously
  What�s really challenging about playing a science-fiction role?

Talking to oil slicks
  Were there things you had to do that were really challenging for an actor?

  How did you cope with delivering some of the lines?

Star Trek school
  What effect has Star Trek had on education?

Galaxy Quest
  What did you think of Galaxy Quest?

  Is it true that you got back ache from your costume?

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