Actor Ben Kingsley talks to Joan Bakewell about the beliefs that underpin his life and work.
His mother has Jewish roots, his father's background was Kenyan-Indian, and they chose Hindu and Muslim names for their son. Krishna Pandit Bhanji - or Sir Ben Kingsley - is a difficult man to pin down. In this interview Joan Bakewell talks to him about wearing a yellow star in Schindler's List, the appeal of Quakerism and why being an actor has saved his life.
- New Year's Day 2013 22:05