Only available via mail-order from the UK.

The DVD is NTSC Region 0.


This beautifully packaged 4 disc (3CD + DVD) box set comprises of the very best radio and TV performances by Richard and Linda Thompson and Richard Thompson solo recorded for the BBC between January 1974 and 2009. These are the first ever collection of BBC recordings sanctioned by Richard Thompson, the first career retrospective DVD ever released by Richard Thompson and the first ever to feature Linda.


This box set contains:

    •    Extensive liner notes with new interviews with both Richard and Linda

    •    Over 80 previously unreleased recordings

    •    18 songs never before on cd, 4 brand new songs and 3 unreleased traditional songs

    •    Acoustic sessions and completely different arrangements of some of his best known recordings including the rarely performed Fairport favourite 'Meet on the Ledge'.

Complete Tracklisting


Product Manger: Sue Armstrong

Project Coordination: Joe Black for Hey Joe

Design & Artwork: Phil Smee at Waldo’s Design & Dream Emporium, St Albans

Sleeve notes: Mick Houghton

Audio Mastering: Simon Murphy

DVD Authoring: Eyeframe, London


UMC would like to thank: Justin Brown, Ian Burgess, Simon Gurney, Bob Harris, Steve Hunt, David Lessoff, Simon Lindsay, David Manning, Simon Murphy, Kevin Phelan, Emine Rifat, Terry Staunton and all at BBC Worldwide.


Richard Thompson Management: Tim Bernett at Deep Blue Arts

Booking: Paul Fenn at Asgard Agency (except North America);

Booking: Frank Riley at High Road Touring (North America)

Legal: Terri F. Baker, Esq.

Publicity: Mick Houghton at Brassneck PR


Released by arrangement with BBC Music.

All recordings: p 2011 BBC, except Disc 1 tracks 9-11 p 2004 BBC

This Compilation: p 2011 Universal Music Operations Ltd. - c 2011 Universal Music Operations Ltd.

The copyright in this compilation is owned by Universal Music Operations Ltd. 

Made in the EU.