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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

Trust Me, Series 2 Finale, BBC One review - dodgy doctors and unreliable nurses

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The Widow, Series Finale, ITV review - Congolese drama parts company with reality

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Bake Off: The Professionals, Channel 4 review - farcical but fun

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Hall & Oates, Wembley SSE Arena review - bestselling duo still have the power

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Run for Your Life, ITV review - giving the nation's youth a sporting chance

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Looking for Rembrandt, BBC Four review - painter's biog is a mini-masterpiece

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Trust Me, Series 2, BBC One review - hospital killer chiller

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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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