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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

Ant Middleton and Liam Payne: Straight Talking, Sky 1 review - when the commando met the pop star

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Midway review - gung-ho heroes battle moribund script

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Dublin Murders, Series Finale, BBC One review - eerie detective drama grips tightly

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Rich Hall's Red Menace, BBC Four review - laconic comic referees the Free World versus Communism

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Love and Hate Crime, BBC One review - Abel Cedeno was a killer, but was he also a victim?

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Ben Fogle: New Lives in the Wild, Series 10, Channel 5 review - living off your wits and below the radar in Sweden

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Black and Blue review - police thriller aims high and misses

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The Troubles: A Secret History, BBC Four, finale review - peace at last, but at what price?

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The British Tribe Next Door, Channel 4 review - risible culture-clash farrago

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Spiral, Series 7, BBC Four review - hard-hitting return of our favourite French cop show

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Giri/Haji, BBC Two review - inspired Anglo-Japanese thriller makes compulsive viewing

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Lenny Henry's Race Through Comedy, Gold review - illuminating account of TV's struggle to become multicultural

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Chaos in the Cockpit: Flights from Hell, Channel 5 review - do we really want to watch plane-wreck TV?

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LFF 2019: Le Mans '66 review - Matt Damon, Christian Bale and the Ford Motor Company go to war

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American Woman review - leading lady Sienna Miller moves up a gear

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The Great British Bake Off, Episode 7, Channel 4 review - bakers hampered by pointless celebrities

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“The whole world is just tilting at the moment,” we’re told near the end of Wild, the Mike Bartlett play from summer 2016 that is...