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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

Wild Rose review - how country music can set you free

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Don't Forget the Driver, BBC Two review - trying to beat the Bognor blues

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Pet Sematary review - spine-jolting shocks, but a disappointing ending

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Line of Duty, Series 5, BBC One review - already it's dark, dirty and dangerous

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Road to Brexit, BBC Two review - a rotten historian for a rotten parliament

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Victoria, Series 3, ITV review - can Her Maj cope with the Age of Revolution?

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The White Crow review - gripping depiction of the brilliance of Nureyev

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Shetland, Series 5 Finale, BBC One review - Sicario-on-Sea?

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Triple Frontier, Netflix review - war-on-drugs thriller suffers identity crisis

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Cheat, ITV review - fear and loathing in academia

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Leaving Neverland: Michael Jackson and Me, Channel 4 review - sordid revelations from the court of the King of Pop

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Serenity review - a game of two ill-fitting halves

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Strike Back: Silent War, Sky 1 review - bullets, bodies, baddies and a stolen atom bomb

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The Aftermath review - it looks great but it lacks bite

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This Time with Alan Partridge, BBC One review - a man out of time?

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Only Fools and Horses, Theatre Royal Haymarket review - rollicking remake of much-loved TV sitcom

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Philharmonia, Channel 4 review - death on the podium

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Album: Sonic Boom - All Things Being Equal

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Reissue CDs Weekly: Edikanfo - The Pace Setters

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Keiichiro Hirano: A Man review - the best kind of thriller

Keiichiro Hirano’s A Man has all the trappings of a ...

Blu-ray/DVD: Little Women

For the average female millennial, Greta Gerwig’s Little Women is the perfect film to watch in lockdown. Brought up on Winona Ryder’...

The Vast of Night review - perfectly paranoid

The Vast of Night’s premise scarcely guarantees originality. Non-...