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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

Sir Cliff Richard: 60 Years in Public and in Private, ITV review - bachelor boy bounces back

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Care, BBC One review - a blunt but powerful polemic

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Barbra Streisand: Becoming an Icon 1942-1984, BBC Four review - the way she was

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The Old Man & the Gun review - sundown on Sundance

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Mrs Wilson, BBC One review - real-life secrets and lies

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The Last Kingdom, Series 3, Netflix review - idylls of the king

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Overlord review - nightmares in Normandy

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Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Netflix review - girl power goes supernatural

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Strangers, Series Finale, ITV review - Eastern promise goes unfulfilled

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John Fogerty / Steve Miller Band, BluesFest 2018 review - keep on chooglin'

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Berlin Station, More 4 review - spooks in Euroland

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LFF 2018: The Favourite review - Queen Anne's bizarre love triangle

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LFF 2018: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs review - Wild West tales, and Redford and Jackman

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Informer, BBC One review - keeping tabs on terror

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LFF 2018: Colette review - zinging with zeitgeisty relevance

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First Man - Neil Armstrong's giant leap

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Gianni Schicchi/Suor Angelica, RNCM, Manchester review – mus...

The Royal Northern College of Music’s December opera production was the useful double bill of Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi ...

The Double Dealer, Orange Tree Theatre review - high spirits...

It's been 40 years since The Double Dealer last had a major airing (indeed, perhaps any airing) in London, so on the basis of novelty...

Mrs Wilson finale, BBC One review - stranger than fiction

As the priest said, "Understanding comes first, then forgiveness". Thus the rather enjoyable (if slightly overstretched) Mrs Wilson came...

CD: Aloe Blacc - Christmas Funk

Egbert Nathaniel Dawkins III – Aloe Blacc – is one shrewd dude. He's extremely adept at reaching out beyond the confines of his natural beat of...

Thomas Adès, Wigmore Hall review - playful and erratic Janáč...

Janáček has been an abiding passion for Thomas Adès. As both composer and performer, Adès revels in the whimsical and the absurd, and he finds...

Sir Cliff Richard: 60 Years in Public and in Private, ITV re...

It was when he was on holiday at his agreeable estate in the Algarve in August 2014 that...

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse review - a new hope for th...

After Sam Raimi’s original mixed-bag trilogy, Andrew Garfield’s all too familiar outing as the webslinger, and last year’s Spider-Man:...

Hey Colossus, Centrala, Birmingham review - lighting the exp...

Capsule is the Birmingham outfit that is good enough to...

theartsdesk on Vinyl 45: Ian Dury, Janis Joplin, Oneohtrix P...

It’s the season of giving so theartsdesk on Vinyl feels compelled to draw your attention to Unicef’s Blue...

CD: Mary Poppins Returns - Original Motion Picture Soundtrac...

This is a soundtrack with vast shoes to fill. Frozen, The Lion King and Aladdin may be the best-selling Disney...