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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

Inside Man, BBC One review - strong cast trapped on a sinking ship

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The Capture, Series 2, BBC One review - caught up in the China syndrome

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Van der Valk, Series 2 Finale, ITV review - sleaze, corruption and skulduggery in Amsterdam

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Better Call Saul, Season 6 Finale, Netflix review - end of the line for TV's most celebrated con artist

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Shetland, Series 7, BBC One review - Douglas Henshall is back for the last time as Jimmy Perez

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Murder in Provence, ITV review - a little light sleuthing amid fabulous French scenery

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Where the Crawdads Sing review - picturesque film glosses over its darker themes

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The Gray Man, Netflix review - the Russo brothers explore big-bang theory

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Trom, BBC Four review - there's something fishy in the North Atlantic

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Freddie Flintoff's Field of Dreams, BBC One review - Lancashire all-rounder adds new strings to his bow

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Mick Jagger: My Life as a Rolling Stone review, BBC Two - the rock'n'roll enigma gives little away as the band reaches 60

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The Undeclared War, Channel 4 review - how would the UK cope with a devastating cyber-attack?

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Man vs Bee, Netflix review - or should it be Bee vs Bean?

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Elvis review - Austin Butler shines in patchy biopic

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Sherwood, BBC One review - a traumatic journey through a painful past

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We Own This City, Sky Atlantic review - 'The Wire' creator David Simon is back on the Baltimore beat

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