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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

American Woman review - leading lady Sienna Miller moves up a gear

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Doing Drugs for Fun, Channel 5 review - why the cocaine trade is no laughing matter

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The Great British Bake Off, Episode 7, Channel 4 review - bakers hampered by pointless celebrities

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LFF 2019: The King review - head conquers heart in Shakespeare adaptation

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The Capture, Episode 5, BBC One review - the man who knew too much

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Snackmasters, Channel 4 review - superchefs take the clone-a-KitKat challenge

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World on Fire, BBC One review - more melodrama than drama

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My Life is Murder, Alibi review - whimsical tales of detection from Down Under

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Saving Lives at Sea, BBC Two review - derring-do on the ocean wave with the RNLI

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The $50m Art Swindle, BBC Two review - ramblin' gamblin' man comes home to roost

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The Cameron Years, BBC One review - quite interesting but a bit boring

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City on a Hill, Sky Atlantic review - power, corruption and larceny in 1990s Boston

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Defending the Guilty, BBC Two review - trials and tribulations of a trainee barrister

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Love in the Countryside, BBC Two review - reaping a harvest of marital bliss?

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Temple, Sky 1 review - down in the tube station at midnight

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Suicidal: In Our Own Words, Channel 5 review - why are so many men killing themselves?

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Album: Nicolas Jaar - Telas

The last experience that this writer had of Nicolas Jaar’s glitchy soundscapes was through his 2011 debut album Space Is Only Noise. Nine...

The Plot Against America, Sky Atlantic review - fascism come...

Based on Philip Roth’s 2004 novel of the same name, ...

The Rise of the Murdoch Dynasty, BBC Two review - how the Au...

As an opening line to BBC Two's new three-part series, “Rupert...

First Person: Royal College of Music Director of Programmes...

I wasn’t the only one who felt emotional when I left our beautiful building in South Kensington for the last time before lockdown. By that stage...

DVD/Blu-ray: Moffie

Characterised by jarring juxtapositions of intense, appalling violence and the serene beauty of...

This House is Full of Music, Imagine..., BBC One review – a...

No happy family, surely, was ever quite like this one. Love and mutual respect bound up with...

Car Park Comedy, Henley review - Comedy Store's mixed b...

Hot on the heels of The Car Park Club and @TheDriveIn comes Car Park Party, a series of...

Album: The Pretenders - Hate for Sale

It is difficult to live up to your own legacy when you’ve reached an iconic status in...

Reissue CDs Weekly: Dennis Herrold

It’s been a long strange trip for Dennis Herrold. The Virginia-born rocker’s sole single, December...

Blu-ray: Black Rainbow

Aged 87, director Mike Hodges is due another...