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Patrick Stewart: Silent crime of domestic violence


The actor Sir Patrick Stewart recalls his childhood where family rows often resulted in his mother becoming a victim of domestic violence.

Sir Patrick, best known for his role of Captain Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek: The Next Generation, is now a patron of the charity Refuge which helps victims of domestic violence. He talks to Sarah Montague.

Watch more: Stewart: Star Trek was 'going to be a failure'

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