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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

Prehistoric Planet, Apple TV+ review - David Attenborough presents life on earth, 66 million years ago

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Das Boot, Series 3, Sky Atlantic review - submarine warfare finds new horizons

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Top Gun: Maverick review - Tom Cruise defies age and gravity

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The Essex Serpent, Apple TV+ review - tradition and superstition versus the march of progress

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The Staircase, NOW review - addictive dramatisation of real-life murder investigation

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DI Ray, ITV review - Parminder Nagra battles killer gangs and cultural stereotypes

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Downton Abbey: A New Era review - will we ever see its like again?

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Life After Life, BBC Two review - déjà vu all over again

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Ennio review - sprawling biog of the maestro of movie music

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Anatomy of a Scandal, Netflix review - sex, sexism and the abuse of power

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Operation Mincemeat review - Colin Firth and co practise the fine art of deception

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Onoda: 10,000 Nights in the Jungle review - three decades of hell in the Pacific

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Hacks, Prime Video review - what's so funny about a career in comedy?

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Thatcher & Reagan: A Very Special Relationship, BBC Two review - when the Iron Lady met the Cowboy President

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Bridgerton, Season 2, Netflix review - power politics and love triangles as Regency fantasy returns

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The Last Kingdom, Season 5, Netflix review - Danes-and-Saxons saga hurtles towards an epic climax

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

Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s latest is a test of stamina: a 3hr 15min study of a man paralysed...

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...