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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

Ferrari: Race to Immortality review - death and glory in 1950s motor racing

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The Exorcist, Phoenix Theatre review - see the movie

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Strike Back, Series 6, Sky 1 review - more stories for boys

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Steely Dan / The Doobie Brothers, Bluesfest 2017 review - brilliant Dan, delicious Doobies

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Breathe review - heroic but airbrushed struggle against disability

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Gunpowder, BBC One review – death, horror, treason and a hint of farce

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George Michael: Freedom, Channel 4 review - just a supersized commercial?

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LFF 2017: Mindhunter / My Generation - Fincher comes to Netflix, Caine does Swinging London

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LFF 2017: Blade of the Immortal / Redoubtable - Samurai slasher versus the Nouvelle Vague

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Snowfall, BBC Two review - blizzard hits South Central

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LFF 2017: Journey's End review - classic play becomes cracking film

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LFF 2017: Breathe review - overdosing on good intentions

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Blade Runner 2049 review - powerful but needs more soul

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The Last Post, BBC One review - sundown on the Empire

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h.Club 100 Awards: Broadcast - calling out around the world

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The Child in Time, BBC One review - lost in translation

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The Hunt, Almeida Theatre review - tense Scandinoirland dram...

For a while, child abuse has been banished from our stages. After all, there is a limit, surely, to how much pain audiences can be put through....

Yesterday review - Beatlemania in a parallel universe

The price of fame and the value of artistic truth are among the topics probed in...

CD: Mark Mulcahy – The Gus

On his last album, 2017’s acclaimed The Possum in the Driveway,...

Present Laughter, Old Vic review - Andrew Scott continues hi...

"Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?" can be heard pulsating through the...

Apollo 11 review - an awe-inspiring leap

How could this story be told again? Director Todd Douglas Miller has found a way: strip away narrative and give the audience the purity of...

theartsdesk on Vinyl 50: Depeche Mode, Black Midi, Primal Sc...

So theartsdesk on Vinyl reaches its 50th edition. That’s at least a novels’ worth of words. Maybe two! But we’re not stopping yet...

Ax, Keenlyside, Dover Quartet, Wigmore Hall review – celebra...

Emanuel Ax here celebrated his 70th birthday with an all-...

The Planets, Series Finale, BBC Two review - ice cold on Nep...

As an aid to meditation, Professor Brian Cox’s latest series The Planets (...

Drag SOS, Channel 4 review - absolutely fabulous

According to the Manchester drag collective the Family Gorgeous, “drag should be for everyone.” And on the evidence of Drag SOS (...

CD: Ingrid Michaelson - Stranger Songs

Eight albums in, you can imagine why a...