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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

The A Word, Series 3, BBC One review - Christopher Eccleston steals the show

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Blood, Series 2, Channel 5 review - expertly-crafted thriller turns the screw

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Paul Hollywood Eats Japan, Channel 4 review - Mr Bake Off gets culture shock

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The Village, ITV review - the weird and wonderful micro-climate of Portmeirion

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Van der Valk, ITV review - can the Dutch detective make a successful comeback?

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Gangs of London, Sky Atlantic review - bloody terrifying

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The Truth about Amazon, Channel 4 review - buyer beware

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A Country Life for Half the Price, Channel 5 review - Essex couple Sam and Lucy become rural entrepreneurs

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DVD: The Year of the Sex Olympics

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Earth and Blood, Netflix review - tense and broody thriller ultimately falls short

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Quiz, ITV review - cheats never prosper. Well, hardly ever

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Believe Me: The Cyprus Rape Case, ITV review - British teenager’s holiday from hell

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Prue Leith: Journey with My Daughter, Channel 4 review - an emotional journey into the past

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Blu-ray: Rio Grande

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Danger Close review - the Vietnam war from an Australian perspective

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theartsdesk Q&A: actor Gemma Whelan

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Bob Woodward: Rage review - terror and tyranny in the White...

“Build the wall!” exhorted Trump, at rally after rally back in the days when we’d all acknowledged his moral repugnancy but still believed he...

Blu-ray: Beau Travail

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Ottessa Moshfegh: Death in Her Hands review - a case of murd...

Death in Her Hands was a forgotten manuscript, the product of a...

Sudhir Hazareesingh: Black Spartacus review – the life, and...

The former slave, and coachman on a sugar plantation, began one of his early public proclamations in a typically defiant vein: “I am Toussaint...

Ian Williams: Reproduction review - a dazzling kaleidoscope...

Ian Williams’s writing is always in motion. For his 2012 poetry...

Academy of St Martin in the Fields review - from solo medita...

Clearly it takes peculiar circumstances for some of us to hear the Academy of St Martin in the Fields within its eponymous church – that’s a first...

Emma Cline: Daddy review - scintillating short stories by th...

The Girls, Emma Cline’s acclaimed debut novel of 2016, was billed as a story based on the Manson murders. But in fact, like some of the...

Album: Groove Armada - Edge of the Horizon

Alongside Basement Jaxx, Groove Armada were one of the last big acts to blossom from the...

Bernard Haitink: The Enigmatic Maestro, BBC Two review - say...

Before his retirement last summer at the age of 90, Bernard Haitink worked magic on the podium, no one is in any doubt about that. Lining up one...