Slavery to Star Trek (3 stars)

This article is from 2011.

Slavery to Star Trek

Picture: Mark Brake

Autobiographical show taking in Martin Luther King and Malcolm X

Andreea Kindryd has lived a fascinating life. She knew Martin Luther King, was friends with Malcolm X and worked on the original Star Trek series. She’s an engaging storyteller whose tale starts in the days of her great grandparents and slavery, progresses through the civil rights movement of the 60s before finding work at Lucille Ball’s production company. The ending feels rushed but only because you get the feeling there are so many stories left untold.

C ECA, 0845 260 1234, until 29 Aug (not 16), 4.20pm, £7.50–£9.50 (£6.50–-£8.50).

Slavery to Star Trek

  • 3 stars

Andreea Kindryd's 'usual' was hanging out with MalcolmX, Martin Luther King, and Star Trek's Gene Coon. There were love beads, love ins and rocking at concerts to Jimmy Hendricks and Janis Joplin, dropping Owsley's acid, helping to loot Watts, during a revolution… ok, riot, and losing friends to assassins. From this and…

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