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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

Spree review - a wild ride through social media madness

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Cuba: Castro vs the World, BBC Two - turbulent life and times of El Comandante

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The Deceived, Channel 5 review - who's fooling who?

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Little Birds, Sky Atlantic review - decadence and intrigue in 1950s Morocco

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The Talk, Channel 4 review - coping with the legacy of racism

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Unhinged review - road-rage Russ goes gonzo

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Our Baby: A Modern Miracle, Channel 4 review - trailblazing couple's amazing journey

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Prodigal Son, Sky 1 review - meet Michael Sheen, psycho killer

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Laurel Canyon, Sky Documentaries review - musical bliss in lotus land

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Piranhas review - riding with the teenage gangs of Naples

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The Real Eastenders, Channel 4 review - timewarp on the Thames

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The Plot Against America, Sky Atlantic review - fascism comes to 1940s USA

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The Rise of the Murdoch Dynasty, BBC Two review - how the Aussie tycoon acquired huge political leverage

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Litigante review - an unflashy film which rings true

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Mrs America, BBC Two review - how a conservative revolutionary scuppered the Equal Rights Amendment

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The Choir: Singing for Britain Finale, BBC Two review - stirring songs from a garden shed

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Pavel Kolesnikov, Wigmore Hall review - the stuff of dreams

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Among the French composer Claude Debussy’s greatest and characteristically subtle innovations was to put the titles at the end of his pieces. He...

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There’s an old rule in the theatre that you don’t have to go on if there are more people on stage than in the audience. Last night I counted less...

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Northern Chords Festival, Church of St James and St Basil, N...

Whatever happens next – and even in Tier 3 the Royal Liverpool Phlharmonic goes on playing to carefully distanced audiences – this will be...

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