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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

Invasion, Apple TV+ review - sci-fi epic or a pile of space junk?

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All Creatures Great and Small, Series 2, Channel 5 review - familiar formula continues to satisfy

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Squid Game, Netflix review - murderous game show hits the ratings jackpot

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The Starling, Netflix review - a slender idea unsatisfyingly executed

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Schumacher, Netflix review - authorised version of the life of an F1 legend

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The North Water, BBC Two review - a terrible voyage into the great beyond

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The Collini Case review - it might be legal, but that doesn't mean it's justice

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theartsdesk Q&A: filmmaker Marco Kreuzpaintner

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Clickbait, Netflix review - fiendishly cunning thriller keeps everybody guessing

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Vigil, BBC One review - murder most watery

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The White Lotus, Sky Atlantic review - dark side of a tropical paradise

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Britannia, Series 3, Sky Atlantic review - murder, mysticism and anaemic slapstick

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The Beach Boys: Feel Flows - the Sunflower and Surf's Up Sessions 1969-1971

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Hit & Run, Netflix review - Lior Raz excels as a hard man on a hazardous mission

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Reminiscence review - looks great but doesn't deliver

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Deceit, Channel 4 review - how Colin Stagg became prime suspect in the Rachel Nickell case

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Royal Opera House lullabies for Little Amal

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Vanara, Hackney Empire review - fine singing, but a plodding...

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Invasion, Apple TV+ review - sci-fi epic or a pile of space...

Conceived on a global scale to depict the enormity of an alien...

Blu-ray: The Damned

One German writer found a neat yet teasing way to sum up the difference between...