A founder member of The Independent David Lister joined the paper in 1986 as Assistant Home Editor. He became the paper's arts correspondent in 1988 and is now Arts Editor and writes a column each Saturday. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
28 August 2015 04:00 PM
The director sets a bad precedent in saying an all-white cast gives historical verisimilitude
21 August 2015 04:00 PM
Where are the shows about the Scottish independence vote and SNP electoral triumph?
14 August 2015 04:00 PM
It’s strange that theatre needs previews but opera and ballet don’t
14 August 2015 02:04 PM
According to Robin Horton-Hale, the opera is a tale of domestic violence
11 August 2015 03:17 PM
Its glory lies in its Adagio which Karabits and his band delivered with supreme assurance
07 August 2015 04:00 PM
The Cumberbitches at the stage door deserve time with their idol
06 August 2015 06:34 PM
The nation took him and his characters to its heart
24 July 2015 04:00 PM
A major arts venue shouldn’t be relying on crowd-funding
17 July 2015 05:54 PM
Director-General is in the fight of his life with the Government over the future of public broadcasting
17 July 2015 04:00 PM
When literary heroes become villains, readers need help
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