Exploring Picard's Galaxy: Essays on Star Trek: The Next Generation
Stewart, a name strongly associated with outstanding acting, iconic film and theatre roles, and a glowing roster of credits - that include Star Trek: The Next Generation
and X-Men film series, including his latest critically acclaimed performance as Professor Xavier in James Mangold's Logan - will also receive the Lifetime Achievement Award on the opening night of the festival on December 6.
Sirtis, who was in Star Trek: The Next Generation
from 1987 until 1994, said: "We get sent off to the glue factory when we turn 45.
So, if you are a true Trekkie at heart, you can start binge watching Star Trek: The Next Generation
, Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Enterprise, Star Trek: First Contact, and even Star Trek: The Animated Series, on Netflix right now.
There have been 12 films (number 13 Star Trek Beyond is on the way) and TV spin-offs like Star Trek: The Next Generation
, starring British actor Patrick Stewart as Captain Jean-Luc Picard, Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek: Enterprise and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.
Geordi La Forge, the character played by LeVar Burton (see story above) in Star Trek: The Next Generation
, was named after real-life Trekkie George La Forge, who died of muscular dystrophy in 1975.
Now the company has set its sights on the Williams pinball machine for Star Trek: The Next Generation
In a plywood-lined interior that calls to mind the exoskeleton of a wooden spaceship, cool kids can buy a wool jacket with cowhide sleeves that looks like one of the uniforms from Star Trek: The Next Generation
, droperotch pants in almost any color and faux-Tevas that scale the calf muscle like leg braces.
Patrick is best known for his role as Captain Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek: The Next Generation
and is now receiving acclaim for his portrayal of Claudius in the Shakespeare production alongside Dr Who David Tennant at The Courtyard Theatre.
Now an outfit worn in an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation
by award-winning Mirfield-born actor and Huddersfield University chancellor, Patrick Stewart, is expected to fetch up to pounds 600 when it is auctioned in London.
Then the show's resurgence in the 1990s saw a new TV series called Star Trek: The Next Generation
, which then spawned four movies of its own.
She even appeared in an episode of the TV show Star Trek: The Next Generation