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adam sweeting

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Former features editor of Melody Maker, Adam has written on rock, classical music and television for the Guardian, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph, Independent on Sunday, Uncut, Classic FM and Gramophone, and on motor-racing for Motorsport. He co-founded The Virtual Television Company, which made Mr Rock'n'Roll (Channel 4), Pavarotti: The Last Tenor (BBC2 Arena) and Imagine - Nigel Kennedy (BBC One)

Articles By Adam Sweeting

Bat Out of Hell, Coliseum review - Jim Steinman's rockin' dystopia hits the stage

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Chance, Universal review – Hugh Laurie is reborn as a film-noir shrink

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Ripper Street, BBC Two, Series 5 review – apocalypse looms in Victorian Whitechapel

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Whitney: Can I Be Me review - tragic account of superstar who fell to earth

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Poldark, Series 3, BBC One review - tempestuous passions and pantomime villains ride again

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Summer of Love: How Hippies Changed the World review - the weird and wonderful roots of the Sixties counterculture

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The Mummy review – please don't let them make a sequel

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Ackley Bridge, Channel 4 review – can the town's new academy bring racial and social harmony?

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Sgt Pepper's Musical Revolution, BBC Two review - how the Fab Four changed pop music forever

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Wonder Woman review - Gal Gadot shines in uneven superhero yarn

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CD: Roger Waters – Is This the Life We Really Want?

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Broken, BBC One review - things look bleak in McGovernville

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Sachin: A Billion Dreams review - the incredible feats of cricket's 'Little Master'

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White Gold, BBC Two review – rattling pace and razor-edged dialogue

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McLaren review - illuminating portrait of New Zealand's racing ace

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10 Questions for film director Roger Donaldson – 'motor racing in the 1960s was incredibly dangerous'

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Albert Herring, The Grange Festival review - playing it stra...

Perfect comedies for the country-house opera scene? Mozart's Figaro and Così, Strauss's Ariadne - and...

Portraying a Nation, Tate Liverpool review – an inspired jux...

Portraying a Nation juxtaposes photographs by August Sander with paintings by Otto Dix. It's an inspired idea as both artists wanted to...

CD: Lory D - Strange Days

Imagine that The Ramones were not only still playing into the mid 2000s, but were still writing new songs as good as “Sheena Is a...

Brenda Maddox: Reading the Rocks review - the revelations of...

Reading the Rocks has a provocative subtitle, “How Victorian Geologists Discovered the Secret of Life”, indicating the role of...

Reissue CDs Weekly: Shelleyan Orphan

Considering Shelleyan Orphan, Melody Maker said “someone’s been smearing themselves in art…were they artists or did they just wallow in...

The Best Albums of 2017

Disc of the Day reviews new albums, week in, week out, all year. Below are the albums that our writers gave four or five stars,...

John Man: Amazons review - the real warrior women of the anc...

As Wonder Woman hits screens worldwide, the publication of a book that explores the...

CD: Moon Diagrams - Lifetime of Love

Those coming to Lifetime of Love expecting something – anything – approaching Moses Archuleta’s day job in Deerhunter will find those...

Souvenir review – Huppert does deadpan like Buster Keaton

Isabelle Huppert isn’t just here for the nasty things in life. Her rape non-victim in Elle was one of the...