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.
20 December 2013 12:52 PM
ENO artistic director appears to have experience a fiscal Christmas epiphany
13 December 2013 03:20 PM
We should be pleased when the mask slips and backbiting begins
06 December 2013 06:05 PM
There is an argument that it could become a prize for painting
29 November 2013 06:03 PM
There’s nothing wrong with trying to make classical music more accessible to younger audiences
27 November 2013 09:25 AM
'Stunning, revelatory and downright perplexing. Like the man himself'
22 November 2013 04:12 PM
Missing out on theatre might be painful, but she chose the right path
15 November 2013 02:21 PM
Arts venues must resist unsuitable names in the interests of sponsorship
As if they never were: Gary Glitter and Jimmy Savile are being written out of history, but at what cost?
08 November 2013 04:52 PM
How right is it, morally or culturally, to erase traces of our generation's sex villains?
i Arts Editor's Letter: A great landmark for The National Theatre, but just how 'national' are they?
04 November 2013 12:00 AM
01 November 2013 03:16 PM
Where are all the genius geographers, genius astronomers and genius politicians?
The food poverty scandal that shames Britain: Nearly 1m people rely on handouts to eat – and benefit reforms may be to blame
US Navy christens huge $3 billion destroyer ship USS Zumwalt that appears as a fishing boat on enemy radar
Scottish independence: It is the English who should be on their knees, begging the Scots to vote ‘No’
Nigel Farage fatigue? Half of voters ‘immune’ to Ukip’s appeal
'Sinful': Video of British Muslims dancing to Pharrell Williams's hit Happy comes under attack
Nigel Farage: I’m taking on the status quo, and the Establishment’s fighting back
- 1 'Natural' energy drink banned for containing erectile dysfunction drug
- 2 Dylan Tombides: West Ham confirm 20-year-old striker has died after battle with cancer
- 3 Loch Ness Monster found on Apple Maps?
- 4 Angus Steakhouse: How does tourist staple continue to thrive in today's gourmet market?
- 5 Cover up! Mother told to show less cleavage during Disneyland family trip: 'Are we supposed to wear turtlenecks our whole lives?'