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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

Blood Coast, Netflix review - mayhem in Marseille

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Vigil, Series 2, BBC One review - DCI Silva swaps a submarine for deadly drones

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Kin, BBC One review - in Dublin's not-so-fair city

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Boat Story, BBC One review - once upon a time in Yorkshire

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Napoleon review - Sir Ridley Scott's historical epic is wide but not deep

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Brawn: The Impossible Formula 1 Story, Disney+ review - classic underdog tale of the little team that could

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Shetland, Series 8, BBC One review - same place but a different programme

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Robbie Williams, Netflix review - tormented superstar bares his soul

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Fellow Travellers, Paramount+ review - four-decade saga of power, politics and gay love

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Rock Hudson: All That Heaven Allowed review - the closeted life of a Hollywood great

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London Film Festival 2023 - movies in a musical vein

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Frasier, Paramount+ review - he's back! But should he be?

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Reckoning with the Jimmy Savile legacy - Steve Coogan stars in BBC One's four-part 'factual drama'

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BlackBerry review - the nerds versus The Man

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The Continental, Prime Video - welcome to the expanding John Wick universe

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Expend4bles review - last ride for the over-the-hill gang?

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