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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

Krautrock: The Rebirth of Germany, BBC Four

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Modern Family, Sky1 / Question Time, BBC One

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Defying Gravity, BBC Two

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Brett Dennen, interview

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Synth Britannia, BBC Four

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The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

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Fringe, Sky 1

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Micro Men, BBC Four

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Stargate Universe, Sky 1

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Carmen, Royal Opera

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2009 Classic FM Gramophone Awards, Dorchester Hotel

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The Art of Dying, BBC Four

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DVD Release: Twin Spirits (Opus Arte)

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Electric Dreams, BBC Four

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FlashForward, Five

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Haitink, Chicago SO, Royal Festival Hall

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