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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

Villeneuve Pironi: Racing's Untold Tragedy, Sky Documentaries review - a macabre slice of motor racing mythology

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John Wick: Chapter 4 review - is this the El Cid of shoot-'em-up movies?

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Infinity Pool review - it's like The White Lotus on bad acid

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Play Dead review - chills, thrills and stolen body parts

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Endeavour: The Final Episode, ITV1 review - the final bow for Oxford's finest

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MH370: The Plane That Disappeared, Netflix review - a field day for conspiracy theorists

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Daisy Jones & The 6, Amazon Prime review - hit rock'n'roll novel doesn't make great TV

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Liaison, Apple TV+ review - tangly Franglais thriller presses some hot buttons

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Drive to Survive, Season 5, Netflix review - fly-on-the wall F1 show may need a reboot

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The Gold, BBC One review - gripping dramatisation of the 1983 Brink's-Mat bullion robbery

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Fauda, Season 4, Netflix review - Israeli terrorism thriller gets darker and dirtier

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Women at War, Netflix review - contrasting stories entwine during the chaos of World War One

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Stewart, Sky Documentaries review - touching and insightful portrait of Scottish race ace

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Happy Valley, Series 3, BBC One review - tension mounts as the Yorkshire crime drama approaches its conclusion

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Stonehouse, ITV review - history repeats itself as farce

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Doc Martin Christmas Special, ITV review - Santa comes to Portwenn as the final curtain falls

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King Lear, Almeida Theatre review - Danny Sapani dazzles in...

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Bill Bailey: Thoughtifier, Brighton Centre review - offbeat...

I first saw Bill Bailey at least 30 years ago in the cabaret tent at...

Hadestown, Lyric Theatre review - soul-stirring musical glor...

Doom and gloom, we are told, may have abounded in the classical underworld, but Hadestown suggests otherwise. Returning to...

Tom Chatfield: Wise Animals review - on the changing world

Consider a chimp peeling a stick which it will poke into a termite nest. It strikes us as a human gesture. Our primate cousin is fashioning a tool...

Album: Aziza Brahim - Mawja

Glitterbeat is home to a wildly eclectic and reliably brilliant world of...

An Enemy of the People, Duke of York's Theatre - perfor...

Real life is a helluva lot scarier right now than you might guess from the performative theatrics on display in the new...

Double Feature, Hampstead Theatre review - with directors li...

It’s awards season in the film world, which means that we’re currently swamped by hyperbolic shows of love and respect – actors and their...

theartsdesk Q&A: Wim Wenders on 'Perfect Days'

Wim Wenders’ latest narrative film Perfect Days might seem an uncommonly mellow work by the maker of Alice in the Cities (...

Album: Laetitia Sadier - Rooting for Love

It must be kind of unreal living in the Stereolab universe.

A band of geeky...