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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

1899, Netflix review - Atlantic voyage turns into cosmic nightmare

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The English, BBC Two review - Emily Blunt's date with destiny on the prairies

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The Crown, Season 5, Netflix review - is the royal epic outstaying its welcome?

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SAS Rogue Heroes, BBC One review - rock'n'roll desert warfare from the pen of Steven Knight

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The Banshees of Inisherin review - stellar turns from Brendan Gleason and Colin Farrell

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All Creatures Great and Small, Series 3 finale, Channel 5 review - revived vet show still strikes a popular note

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The Watcher, Netflix review - fear and loathing in the New Jersey suburbs

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Karen Pirie, ITV review - cold case mystery drags itself across the finish line

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Inside Man, BBC One review - strong cast trapped on a sinking ship

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The Capture, Series 2, BBC One review - caught up in the China syndrome

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Van der Valk, Series 2 Finale, ITV review - sleaze, corruption and skulduggery in Amsterdam

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Better Call Saul, Season 6 Finale, Netflix review - end of the line for TV's most celebrated con artist

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Shetland, Series 7, BBC One review - Douglas Henshall is back for the last time as Jimmy Perez

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Murder in Provence, ITV review - a little light sleuthing amid fabulous French scenery

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Where the Crawdads Sing review - picturesque film glosses over its darker themes

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The Gray Man, Netflix review - the Russo brothers explore big-bang theory

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