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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

Cheat, ITV review - fear and loathing in academia

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Leaving Neverland: Michael Jackson and Me, Channel 4 review - sordid revelations from the court of the King of Pop

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Serenity review - a game of two ill-fitting halves

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Strike Back: Silent War, Sky 1 review - bullets, bodies, baddies and a stolen atom bomb

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The Aftermath review - it looks great but it lacks bite

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This Time with Alan Partridge, BBC One review - a man out of time?

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Only Fools and Horses, Theatre Royal Haymarket review - rollicking remake of much-loved TV sitcom

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Traitors, Channel 4 review - Cold War thriller fails to reach room temperature

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Shetland, Series 5, BBC One review - uneven start to new season

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Endeavour, Series 6, ITV review - reassuringly accomplished return of the brainy copper

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Safe Harbour, Series Finale, BBC Four review - too much message, not enough drama

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Das Boot, Sky Atlantic review - menacing drama on land and sea

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theartsdesk Q&A: Matthew Heineman on directing 'A Private War'

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Green Book review - is this Oscar hopeful too good to be true?

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Screenwriter Adam Price on 'Ride Upon the Storm' - 'If we discuss faith, we will possibly not kill each other'

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Black Lake, Series 2 Finale, BBC Four review - Swedish chiller fails to thrill

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[Blank], Donmar Warehouse review - strong but dispiriting

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Zombieland: Double Tap review - dead dull redo

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