Rare anniversary revival of Heathcote Williams’s 1966 short is very powerful, if a bit too shouty in parts.
The Local Stigmatic: How has celebrity culture changed since 1966?
My connection with The Local Stigmatic goes back over 17 years. I was performing in a play called Dealer’s Choice at the Union Theatre, acting alongside a friend, Dan Barzotti. One night after the show, we were having a drink and he asked me, ‘Have you ever heard of this play called The Local Stigmatic? Al Pacino made a film of it in 1990.’