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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

Bat Out of Hell, Coliseum review - Jim Steinman's rockin' dystopia hits the stage

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Chance, Universal review – Hugh Laurie is reborn as a film-noir shrink

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Ripper Street, BBC Two, Series 5 review – apocalypse looms in Victorian Whitechapel

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Whitney: Can I Be Me review - tragic account of superstar who fell to earth

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Poldark, Series 3, BBC One review - tempestuous passions and pantomime villains ride again

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Summer of Love: How Hippies Changed the World review - the weird and wonderful roots of the Sixties counterculture

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The Mummy review – please don't let them make a sequel

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Ackley Bridge, Channel 4 review – can the town's new academy bring racial and social harmony?

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Sgt Pepper's Musical Revolution, BBC Two review - how the Fab Four changed pop music forever

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Wonder Woman review - Gal Gadot shines in uneven superhero yarn

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CD: Roger Waters – Is This the Life We Really Want?

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Broken, BBC One review - things look bleak in McGovernville

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Sachin: A Billion Dreams review - the incredible feats of cricket's 'Little Master'

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White Gold, BBC Two review – rattling pace and razor-edged dialogue

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McLaren review - illuminating portrait of New Zealand's racing ace

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10 Questions for film director Roger Donaldson – 'motor racing in the 1960s was incredibly dangerous'

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CD: Broken Social Scene - Hug of Thunder

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Okja, Netflix review - joyous assault on the meat industry

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Why stage a stiff opera about half-frozen royals by a not-yet-divine Mozartino? The best Mitridate really deserves is one of those...