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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

Hits, Hype and Hustle: An Insider's Guide to the Music Business, BBC Four review - how gigs got big

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Britannia, Sky Atlantic review - Druids, sex and sorcery

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The Commuter review - trouble on the main line

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Hard Sun, BBC One review - cops versus the end of the world

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Hostiles review – powerful but preachy Frontier fable

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Albums of the Year 2017: Robert Plant - Carry Fire

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Spiral, Series 6, BBC Four review - grime pays in the City of Light

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Molly's Game review - Jessica Chastain gets her poker face on

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Maigret in Montmartre, ITV review - dirty deeds in clubland

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The Greatest Showman review - the great huckster as song and dance man

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Witnesses: A Frozen Death finale, BBC Four review - weirdo childbirth cult hits the buffers

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The Tunnel: Vengeance, Sky Atlantic review - entente not-so-cordiale

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Brigsby Bear review - the healing power of fantasy

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The Crown, Series 2, Netflix review - all our yesterdays, cunningly rewritten

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Witnesses: A Frozen Death, BBC Four review - plummeting temperatures in the Pas de Calais

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Ferrari: Race to Immortality review - death and glory in 1950s motor racing

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Tommy Tiernan, Shepherd's Bush Empire review - playful...

Tommy Tiernan is something of an institution in his native Ireland, as a stand-up comic, newspaper columnist, sometime chat-show host and full-...

Loro review – hedonism must have an end

"Them" - the "loro" of the title (with a further play on “l’oro”, gold) - denotes the mostly sleazy opportunists willing to use and be used by "...

CD: Rodrigo y Gabriela - Mettavolution

There aren’t many musicians to catch the ear of a substantial community of music lovers that includes both metalheads and world music fans, as...

Get The Blessing, Hare & Hounds, Birmingham review – Wes...

Get The Blessing are a band whose music never fails to conjure up images of someone like Steve McQueen driving along a coastal Californian road,...

Climate Change: The Facts, BBC One review - how much reality...

Peer down the glassy dark and you’ll see them. White bubbles trapped in the frozen lake which appear to be rising to the surface. Look through the...

theartsdesk Q&A: Bananarama

Bananarama are one of the most successful girl groups of all time. Consisting of Sara Dallin and Keren Woodward, the band’s third original member...

Dragged Across Concrete review - Mel Gibson's hard-boil...

Mel Gibson’s vile drunken rants a decade ago, his 63 years and the price of both inform his role as...

CD: The O'Jays - The Last Word

How to put a full-stop on an over 50 year recording career? For multiple Music Hall of Fame-rs The O’Jays, the answer...