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Richard Thompson


Buxton Opera House, Buxton,

Richard Thompson - Buxton Opera House, Buxton,

Nicky Crewe watches Richard Thompson play a stunning acoustic solo show over a Bank Holiday weekend in the intimate and theatrical setting of the Opera House in Buxton


13 Rivers (2018)

Excellent new album from Richard Thompson which features a set of profound, technically astute songs but proves not for the light-hearted romantic

Acoustic Rarities (2017)

Richard Thompson's 'Acoustic Rarities' prove to be a rare thing, bringing great songs from his back catalogue out of obscurity for us all to enjoy

Electric (2013)

Splendid fourteenth solo album from one time Fairport Convention guitarist, Richard Thompson

Dream Attic (2010)

Brooding and compelling live album from folk veteran, Richard Thompson



Richard Thompson
Interview Richard Thompson - Interview

Guitarist/songwriter Richard Thompson, who was in the original line-up of Fairport Convention before his successful solo career, reflects on his acoustic set at their Cropredy Convention and his time with the band.

Fairport Convention
Interview Fairport Convention - Interview

Nick Dent-Robinson chats to current and ex-members Richard Thompson,Jerry Donahue and Simon Nicol about seminal folk act Fairport Convention's history, and its forthcoming 45th anniversary show at their annual Cropredy Festival


Beeswing Richard Thompson - Beeswing

Nicky Crewe finds that the eagerly anticipated memoir from Fairport Convention co-founder Richard Thompson is a beautifully written and evocative reminder of a memorable time in his life.

Fairport's Cropredy Convention
Profile Fairport's Cropredy Convention - Profile

Nick Dent-Robinson previews this year's annual Fairport Cropredy Convention which will take place between the 13th August and 15th August and, as well as Fairport Convention, will include sets from among many others Clannad, Richard Thompson, Grace Jones, the Pet Shop Boys and Steve Hackett.

Towersey Festival
Profile Miscellaneous - Profile

Nick Dent-Robinson looks at Oxfordshire's Towersey Festival which will take this place this year from the 21st August to the 25th August, and speaks to Joe Heaps, its organiser, and Richard Thompson, the Bootleg Beatles and Eliza Carthy, all of whom will be peforming at it


Fairport's Cropredy Convention
Cropredy, Oxfordshire, 8/8/2019...10/8/2019 Fairport's Cropredy Convention - Cropredy, Oxfordshire,  8/8/2019...10/8/2019

Despite torrential rain, Nick Dent-RObinson finnds plenty to enjoy at this year's Fairport's Cropredy Convention, which as well as a three-hour set from Faiport Convention, included performances from Richard Thompson, Gogol Bordello and the Waterboys.

Ottawa Cisco Systems Bluesfest
LeBreton Flats, Ottawa, 3/7/2008...6/7/2008 Miscellaneous - LeBreton Flats, Ottawa, 3/7/2008...6/7/2008

In the first four days of Ottawa's annual Cisco Sytems Bluesfest, Andrew Carver enjoys sets from among others the Secret Machines, TV On The Radio, Guitar Shorty, Orchestra Baobab, Ladytron and Richard Thompson

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