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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

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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Trom, BBC Four review - there's something fishy in the North Atlantic

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Freddie Flintoff's Field of Dreams, BBC One review - Lancashire all-rounder adds new strings to his bow

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Mick Jagger: My Life as a Rolling Stone review, BBC Two - the rock'n'roll enigma gives little away as the band reaches 60

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The Undeclared War, Channel 4 review - how would the UK cope with a devastating cyber-attack?

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Man vs Bee, Netflix review - or should it be Bee vs Bean?

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Elvis review - Austin Butler shines in patchy biopic

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Sherwood, BBC One review - a traumatic journey through a painful past

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We Own This City, Sky Atlantic review - 'The Wire' creator David Simon is back on the Baltimore beat

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Pistol, Disney+ review - Punk history repeats itself as farce

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About Dry Grasses review - warts and all portrait of an unha...

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Album: 137 - Strangeness Oscillations

Something of a jazz supergroup this one: with drum virtuoso, the...

Prom 6, Verdi's Requiem, BBCNOW, Bancroft review - runn...

Returning after ten months to the unique vasts of Albert’s colosseum, especially for a Verdi Requiem as powerful as this and a packed hall, felt...

10 Questions for DJ-producer Dave Clarke

Dave Clarke (b. 1968) is, arguably, Britain’s greatest techno...

The Butterfly House, Clonter Opera review - Puccini in biogr...

For 50 years Clonter Opera, the song-on-the-farm project in rural Cheshire, has been encouraging would-be...

Album: The Very Things GXL - Mr Arc-Eye (Under a Cellophane...

Back in the mid-80s, a group of lads from Worcestershire, who’d previously been known as the Cravats, were putting an exceedingly strange spin on...

Prom 5, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Bancroft review - a...

This looked like a classic Prom in the grand old BBC tradition: two big but lesser-known pieces by pivotal figures (Schoenberg and Zemlinsky)...

Madeleine Peyroux, Barbican review - a transport of delight

You can take the woman out of the Left Bank, but you can’t take the Left Bank out of the woman. Madeleine Peyroux would be perfectly at home in a...

Red Speedo, Orange Tree Theatre review - two versions of Ame...

Before Lucas Hnath wrote Red Speedo, he had heard a 2004 speech at a hearing investigating baseball doping that declared the...

Album: Kevin Fowley - À Feu Doux

“Ne pleure pas, Jeannette” is a version of the 15th-century French song "La pernette se lève." It tells the story of Jeannette, whose parents want...