THEATRE REVIEW: Dark Sublime starring Marina Sirtis at Trafalgar Studios 2

WORTH A LOOK?: ***

WHERE? RUNTIME: 160 minutes (including 20-minute interval) (press ticket)

WHEN? 4/7 (matinee) runs to 3/8/19

Sirtis is best known for appearing as Counselor Deanna Troi in Star Trek: The Next Generation until 2002 and so her starring role here, as a former sci-fi actress tracked down by a fan, is a casting triumph as well as being a brave role for her to play.

  • Read on for reasons including how Mark Gatiss appears during this original play

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Q&A: Nichelle Nichols on Star Trek including Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock and Dr Kevin Fong

WHERE: BFI

WHEN: 1/10

Martin Luther King persuaded Nichelle Nichols to continue her role as Lieutenant Uhura in Star Trek and departing US president Barack Obama imagines seeking the character’s advice.

  • Read on for pictures from the BFI’s Black Star Q&A with actress Nichelle Nichols and a panel including Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock

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9 reasons why we can’t wait for October

  1. Lazarus rises

This 18-song David Bowie musical ran off Broadway for three months from November 2015 and features hits including Life On Mars?, Heroes and Absolute Beginners. It was written by Bowie with Once author Enda Walsh. Starring Dexter’s Michael C. Hall and directed by Ivo van Hove, it runs 25/10 – 22/1 at the King’s Cross Theatre and seems a fitting salute to the star who died 10 days before curtain down on the US show. Tickets.

  • Read on for reasons including Star Trek, Anne-Marie Duff and Glenda Jackson’s return

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