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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

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

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Traitors, Channel 4 review - Cold War thriller fails to reach room temperature

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Shetland, Series 5, BBC One review - uneven start to new season

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Endeavour, Series 6, ITV review - reassuringly accomplished return of the brainy copper

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Safe Harbour, Series Finale, BBC Four review - too much message, not enough drama

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Das Boot, Sky Atlantic review - menacing drama on land and sea

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theartsdesk Q&A: Matthew Heineman on directing 'A Private War'

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Green Book review - is this Oscar hopeful too good to be true?

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Screenwriter Adam Price on 'Ride Upon the Storm' - 'If we discuss faith, we will possibly not kill each other'

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Black Lake, Series 2 Finale, BBC Four review - Swedish chiller fails to thrill

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Magnum P.I., Sky 1 review - slick and formulaic remake of Eighties original

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Call My Agent!, Netflix review - French movie stars turn out for witty and waspish TV show

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The Favourite review - scintillatingly warped portrait of the court of Queen Anne

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Les Misérables, BBC One review - Dominic West looks the part in new Victor Hugo adaptation

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Torvill & Dean, ITV review - skating into history

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The Dead Room, BBC Four review - ghosts at the microphone

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CD: Ingrid Michaelson - Stranger Songs

Eight albums in, you can imagine why a singer-songwriter in the confessional vein of Ingrid Michaelson might be ready...

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 this first programme,...

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

As an aid to meditation, Professor Brian Cox’s latest series could hardly be faulted. A majestic tour of the Solar System awash with computerised...

Cash Cow, Hampstead Theatre review - timely look at pushy te...

“How much does she owe us?” So ponder the now estranged parents of a former tennis pro, as they calculate the very literal investment they’ve put...

Mari review - bittersweet drama with flair

Mari is one part kitchen sink drama, one part...

Blu-ray: For All Mankind

Al Reinert's For All Mankind isn't quite what it seems. In a famous 1962 speech, President Kennedy spoke of the knowledge to be gained...

BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2019 Final, BBC Four review...

If ever there was an instance of the great being the enemy of the good, it happened after all the live...

Brundibár, Welsh National Opera review - bittersweet childre...

Politics, in case you may not have noticed, has been in the air of late: questions of escape, release, borders, refugees, things like that. So...

Belshazzar, The Grange Festival review – songs of freedom

Cut almost anywhere into the lesser-known seams of Handel’s oratorios and you may strike plentiful nuggets of the purest gold. It may not be quite...

Beecham House, ITV review - a cartoon version of 18th centur...

It has become routine to accuse Brexiteers of wanting to bring...