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.
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?
25 October 2013 04:35 PM
This revelation requires more than a little serious consideration
18 October 2013 03:19 PM
This week-long event failed to seize the attention of the capital
15 October 2013 07:44 PM
Should it have been a woman for the first time in the National’s history?
11 October 2013 04:57 PM
Plus, why the National Theatre job would be safe with Kenneth Branagh
The moment a Queen's Guard soldier lost it and drew his gun at annoying tourist
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
They are neither a 'state' nor 'Islamic': Why we shouldn't call them Isis, Isil or IS
- 1 Tunisia hotel attack: Locals form 'human shield' to protect hotel from gunman Seifeddine Rezgui
- 2 David Cameron refers to 83-year-old Labour MP Dennis Skinner as 'Jurassic Park'
- 3 Alton Towers Air breaks down: 80 people stuck on broken down Monorail during heatwave
- 4 German ethics council calls for incest between siblings to be legalised by Government
- 5 Alwaleed bin Talal: Saudi Prince to donate entire $32bn fortune to charity