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

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Doing Drugs for Fun, Channel 5 review - why the cocaine trade is no laughing matter

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LFF 2019: The King review - head conquers heart in Shakespeare adaptation

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The Capture, Episode 5, BBC One review - the man who knew too much

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Snackmasters, Channel 4 review - superchefs take the clone-a-KitKat challenge

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World on Fire, BBC One review - more melodrama than drama

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My Life is Murder, Alibi review - whimsical tales of detection from Down Under

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Saving Lives at Sea, BBC Two review - derring-do on the ocean wave with the RNLI

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The $50m Art Swindle, BBC Two review - ramblin' gamblin' man comes home to roost

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The Cameron Years, BBC One review - quite interesting but a bit boring

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City on a Hill, Sky Atlantic review - power, corruption and larceny in 1990s Boston

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Defending the Guilty, BBC Two review - trials and tribulations of a trainee barrister

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Love in the Countryside, BBC Two review - reaping a harvest of marital bliss?

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Temple, Sky 1 review - down in the tube station at midnight

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Suicidal: In Our Own Words, Channel 5 review - why are so many men killing themselves?

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Spotlight on The Troubles: A Secret History, BBC Four review - Ulster's bitter sectarian war revisited

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