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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

Alma's Not Normal, BBC Two review - bare-knuckle comedy pilot hits the spot

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Return to Belsen, ITV review - Jonathan Dimbleby retraces his father's journey to a nightmare world

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The Iron Mask review - preposterous multi-national fantasy

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Ozark, Series 3 review, Netflix - money-laundering saga hits new heights

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The Trip to Greece, Series Finale, Sky 1 review - bittersweet swansong for the cantankerous comrades

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Pen15, Sky Comedy review - the horror of adolescent schooldays revisited

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Batwoman, E4 review - can Bruce Wayne's female cousin fill his bat-costume?

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Our Girl, Series 5, BBC One review - where soap and warfare collide

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Comedy Against Living Miserably, Dave review - standups tread the boards for CALM charity

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The English Game, Netflix review - it's the toffs versus the workers in this version of sporting history

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The Art Mysteries, BBC Four review - secrets and symbols of Van Gogh's famous self-portrait

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Penance, Channel 5 review - lust, disgust and mistrust in Kate O'Riordan's thrilller

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Belgravia, ITV review - when the toffs and the nouveaux riches collided

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The Test: A New Era for Australia's Team, Amazon Prime review - how ball-tampering scandal forced a cricket revolution

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Five Guys a Week, Channel 4 review - lemming-like contestants make spectacles of themselves

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Formula 1: Drive to Survive, Netflix review - thrilling documentary series wreaks havoc in the paddock

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