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.
07 February 2014 04:58 PM
For better or worse, we will now always bring our knowledge of the real person to the screen presence of this hugely talented actor
24 January 2014 05:21 PM
Downloading songs selectively has always done short shrift to the original vision and objectives of artists recording for albums
Sherlock has succeeded in bringing back 'appointment television', but the BBC shouldn't spoil it by patronising audiences
17 January 2014 04:26 PM
Why couldn't the Beeb leave it to us to spot the show's final twist?
14 January 2014 10:52 AM
St James Theatre, London
13 January 2014 12:00 AM
11 January 2014 12:00 AM
Portrait of a trailblazing manager who took Arsenal, and football, to new heights
10 January 2014 05:12 PM
Actresses should be allowed to play more of the great classic male roles
03 January 2014 03:28 PM
Let’s make 2014 the year for audiences
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
Scotland could still declare independence – even without referendum, says Alex Salmond
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Hilary Mantel 'should be investigated by police' over Margaret Thatcher assassination story, says Lord Bell
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Plebgate MP Andrew Mitchell called officer a 'little s**t', claim court documents 'exposing ex-Chief Whip's 'record of abusing police'
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
- 1 All Blacks Aaron Cruden misses New Zealand flight after drinking session, has brilliant excuse
- 2 Kim Kardashian 'nude photos' leaked on 4chan weeks after Jennifer Lawrence scandal
- 3 'F*ck it, I quit': TV reporter Charlo Greene quits live on air in spectacular fashion
- 4 Alicia Keys leaks nude photo 'to create a kinder and more peaceful world'
- 5 Clothes store Joy angers mental health campaigners with Twitter exchange on bipolar disorders