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.
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
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
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
Have we reached 'peak food'? Shortages loom as global production rates slow
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
King Abdullah dead: We can't afford not to hold Saudi Arabia's royals to account
- 1 Venezuela Expo Tattoo 2015: Extreme body art from 'Vampire Woman' to 109mm earlobes
- 2 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
- 3 Ball pool for adults opens in London
- 4 Game of Thrones season 5 trailer: The first full-length look is here
- 5 Rashida Jones speaks out against male-centric porn saying 'women should have sex and feel good about it'