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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

h 100 Awards: Broadcast - TV's national treasures

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The Negotiator review - Jon Hamm shines in Beirut-based thriller

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Age Before Beauty, BBC One review - mid-life makeover madness

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Hidden, Series Finale, BBC Four review - a whydunnit, not a whodunnit

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The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco, ITV review - the ludicrous in search of the preposterous

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Mission: Impossible - Fallout review - brilliant summer blockbuster

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Who Is America?, Channel 4 review - sudden return of Sacha Baron Cohen

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Unforgotten, Series 3, ITV review - death on the M1

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Sharp Objects, Sky Atlantic review - Amy Adams battles her demons

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Whitney review - superstar's dismal demise revisited

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Eric Clapton: A Life in 12 Bars, BBC Two review - blues, booze and dues

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Adrift review - lost at sea

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Sicario: Day of the Soldado review - violent, explosive and nihilistic thriller

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Reporting Trump's First Year: the Fourth Estate, BBC Two review - all hands on deck at the Gray Lady

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Ocean's 8 review – half-cocked caper

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Hidden, BBC Four review - a death in Snowdonia

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On the Edge, Channel 4, review - fast and furious new dramas

Television drama is living through a golden age, yes, but...

Edinburgh Fringe 2018: Luisa Omielan/ Brennan Reece/ Olga Ko...

Luisa Omielan ★★★★

Luisa Omiela, a confirmed party girl, is the first to admit she used to...

The Best Plays in London

London is the theatre capital of the world, with more than 50 playhouses offering theatrical entertainment. From the mighty National Theatre to...

F Off: National Youth Theatre puts social media on trial

F Off came about off the back of a meeting I had with Paul Roseby, the artistic director of the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain....

DVD: Arcadia

Arcadia is the latest and the best of a series of films which draw on the archives of the...

Prom 42, Buniatishvili, Estonian Festival Orchestra, Järvi r...

Music-lovers who normally balk at the sight of national colours in a concert hall would surely have forgiven the little...

Greed as the keynote: Robert Carsen on the timelessness of...

In the time of composer John Gay, greed and self-interest were the main motives for life; and his work The Beggar’s Opera is an open...

Edinburgh Festival 2018 reviews: Nigel Slater's Toast /...

 

Nigel Slater's Toast ★★★★  

“It’s...

CD: Oh Sees - Smote Reverser

Oh Sees have been perennial festival favourites for over 15 years now, releasing 21 albums under seven different band names. The change of name...