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.
08 December 2012 12:01 AM
Plus: Sky TV can take some credit and the spy who loved Connery less
01 December 2012 12:01 AM
When it comes to age expectations, why do we have different rules for musicians in rock, jazz and blues?
24 November 2012 12:01 AM
A Week in Arts: We need solid statistics when it comes to arts cuts. Plus, The Evening Standards Theatre Awards and a Casablanca sequel? Has Hollywood no shame?
22 November 2012 06:41 PM
The Royal Opera House has lost a respected leader
22 November 2012 05:22 PM
The Beatle speaks to The Independent's arts editor David Lister about his friendship with the disgraced DJ
17 November 2012 01:01 AM
The Week in Arts: Has gender-blind casting gone too far? Plus the Mahler moaner and opera for students (bring your own crisps)
10 November 2012 12:01 AM
A week in arts: Are cuts justification enough to ignore an artist's wish? Plus: the cultural attractions of train stations and how the Indy's arts desk became a star
03 November 2012 12:01 AM
The week in arts: The pointlessness of Mobo, an embarrassing encounter with Marc Quinn and Margaret Thatcher by moonlight
27 October 2012 12:01 AM
In the rush to be the first to react to a new performance, audiences are drawing the curtain on traditional theatre etiquette
20 October 2012 12:01 AM
A week in arts: Why Dame Maggie Smith is wrong about Hollywood, it's not about the economy stupid and anonymous art at the Frieze Art Fair
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- 4 Woolwich murder: They killed, then they performed - these men should be starved of our attention
- 5 Woolwich attack: The EDL will seek to exploit this evil crime for their own evil ends
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