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Monday, 24 September, 2001, 11:25 GMT 12:25 UK
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Actor Patrick Stewart, known to millions of Star Trek fans as the unflappable Captain Jean-Luc Picard, is starring in a sell-out play on his home turf of Yorkshire.

Although resident in Los Angeles, Stewart - who was born and bred in Mirfield - has travelled back to nearby Leeds to star in Johnson Over Jordan by JB Priestley.

It tells the story of Robert Johnson, a meek man who lives a very ordinary life - until he dies. He is catapulted into the strangeness of his after life, so beginning a frightening, lurid and emotional journey.

Patrick Stewart in Star Trek
Stewart is a global star through his role in Star Trek

Stewart is no stranger to weird and wonderful happenings in his space travelling Star Trek role.

A new series, Enterprise, begins in the US on 26 September without him, as it is set 100 years before the voyages of Captain Kirk.

But Stewart will resume his role as Captain Picard when the 10th Star Trek movie is released next year.

What is it like to be back on stage in the UK? What's it like to be the globally recognised star of a cult TV series? What can fans expect from the new series and movie?

Patrick Stewart joined us for a forum on Monday and answered a selection of your questions.

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