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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

Beauty Laid Bare, BBC One review - a facial peel for the cosmetics business

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Escape from Pretoria review - fun but facile prison-break drama

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The Trip to Greece, Sky 1 review - jokes, jibes and indigestion in the footsteps of Odysseus

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Liar, Series 2, ITV review - more crime-by-numbers from the Williams brothers

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The Windsors, Series 3, Channel 4 review - perfect timing for return of the bogus royals

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Back in Time for the Corner Shop, BBC Two review - open all hours with the Ardern family

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Flesh and Blood, ITV review - Vivien's new love affair throws a cat among the family pigeons

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Locke & Key, Netflix review - comic book adaptation struggles to find its focus

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Hunters, Amazon Prime review - bringing God's justice to Nazis in America

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The Call of the Wild review - how big-hearted Buck became leader of the pack

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How To Stay out of Jail, Channel 4 review – a bold rehabilitation programme from Durham police

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Royal History's Biggest Fibs with Lucy Worsley, BBC Four review - is this version more valid than anyone else's?

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The Stranger, Netflix review - strong cast grapples with labyrinthine plotting

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The Split, Series 2, BBC One review - where the law and family fortunes collide

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The Pale Horse, BBC One review - when in doubt, do another Agatha Christie remake

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The L Word: Generation Q, Sky Atlantic review - is the new Word as good as the old Word?

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Bach’s The Art of Fugue, Angela Hewitt, Wigmore Hall – the m...

How do they do it? Bach and Angela Hewitt, I mean, transfixing and...

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...