sat 15/08/2020

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

The Battle of Britain, Channel 5 review - 80th anniversary of the RAF's finest hour

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The Kemps: All True, BBC Two review - more self-promotion than self-mockery

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Penny Dreadful: City of Angels, Sky Atlantic review - the good, the bad and the unspeakable

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Das Boot, Series 2 Finale, Sky Atlantic review - deeper and darker

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The Hidden Wilds of the Motorway, BBC Four review - mysteries and marvels of the M25

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The Choir: Singing for Britain, BBC Two review - the pandemic versus the power of song

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Roswell, New Mexico, ITV2 review - they've landed!

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Perry Mason, Sky Atlantic review - low life and hard times in Depression-era LA

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The Salisbury Poisonings, BBC One review - the Cold War comes to Wiltshire

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A House Through Time, Series Finale, BBC Two review - timely series reaches uneven conclusion

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Das Boot, Series 2, Sky Atlantic review - multi-layered war drama goes from strength to strength

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Little Fires Everywhere, Amazon Prime review - in every dream home a heartache

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A Very British Hotel Chain: Inside Best Western, Series Finale, Channel 4 review - let's hear it for Alasdair the hotel inspector

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Shutdown: The Virus That Changed Our World, Sky Documentaries review - a chaotic response and an uncertain future

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Philharmonia, Channel 4 review - death on the podium

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Unprecedented, BBC Four review - perspectives on the pandemic

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My Rembrandt review - hard cash and hubris

In the gloomy splendour of Drumlanrig Castle in Dumfriesshire, the 10th Duke of Buccleuch gazes up at...

Album: Bright Eyes - Down in the Weeds, Where the World Once...

During the first decade of this century Conor Oberst was critically anointed as a successor to the likes of Bob Dylan, Neil Young and Leonard...

Babyteeth review - teenage love and terminal illness in the...

Babyteeth gets off to a terrific start. A semi-naked, manic Moses (Toby Wallace, full of scabby charisma) almost pushes 15-year-old Milla...

Mandy, BBC2 review - Diane Morgan's new creation

Mandy started life in the Comedy Shorts season last year, and has now been given a six-part series. Diane Morgan, who has a...

Project Power - so-so attempt to reinvent the superhero genr...

What if there was a pill you could pop that gave you superpowers? The only catch is that, while it might make you invisible or...

Cara Dillon Live at Cooper Hall, YouTube review - a warm Iri...

Cara Dillon and Sam Lakeman were bringing it all back home when they performed their first live stream concert from Cooper Hall, in Frome,...

Spree review - a wild ride through social media madness

Allergic to that word “influencer”? Afraid that social...

Album: Burna Boy - Twice as Tall

There’ve been plenty of global breakout successes from Nigeria...

Theatre Unlocked 4: Shows in concert and a contemporary clas...

After months spent sifting amongst the virtual, I'm pleased to report that live performance looks to be on the (socially distanced) rebound. The...