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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

Gunpowder, BBC One review – death, horror, treason and a hint of farce

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George Michael: Freedom, Channel 4 review - just a supersized commercial?

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LFF 2017: Mindhunter / My Generation - Fincher comes to Netflix, Caine does Swinging London

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LFF 2017: Blade of the Immortal / Redoubtable - Samurai slasher versus the Nouvelle Vague

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Snowfall, BBC Two review - blizzard hits South Central

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LFF 2017: Journey's End review - classic play becomes cracking film

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LFF 2017: Breathe review - overdosing on good intentions

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Blade Runner 2049 review - powerful but needs more soul

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The Last Post, BBC One review - sundown on the Empire

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h.Club 100 Awards: Broadcast - calling out around the world

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The Child in Time, BBC One review - lost in translation

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Kingsman: The Golden Circle review - too much of everything

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Black Lake, BBC Four review – Nordic blanc falls flat

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Prism, Hampstead Theatre review - a life through the lens

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Liar, ITV - who, if anybody, is telling the truth?

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Tin Star, Sky Atlantic - broken characters stalked by remorseless fate

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Jacqueline du Pré: A Gift Beyond Words, BBC Four review - od...

Hyperbole be damned. The most iconic English classical recording was made on 19 August 1965 in Kingsway Hall, London. Like Maria Callas singing...

Gunpowder, BBC One review – death, horror, treason and a hin...

Much is being made of the fact that Kit Harington is not only playing the Gunpowder Plot mastermind Robert Catesby, but is genuinely descended...

Philip Pullman: La Belle Sauvage review - not quite equal

La Belle Sauvage, the first instalment of Philip Pullman’s eagerly-awaited new trilogy The Book of Dust, opens in the Trout, a...

Peggy Seeger: First Time Ever - A Memoir, review - a remarka...

Seeger. A name to strike sparks with almost anyone, whether or not they have an interest in...

Reissue CDs Weekly: Emerson, Lake & Palmer

Committed fans of Emerson, Lake & Palmer are spoiled for choice when they need to feed their passion for...

Written On Skin, Melos Sinfonia, LSO St Luke's review -...

Beautiful though Katie Mitchell’s original production of Written on Skin is, George Benjamin and Martin Crimp’s opera...

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Both Rhode Island’s Downtown Boys, and Washington D.C.’s Priests sit at the centre of today’s...

DVD/Blu-ray: Vampir Cuadecuc

Pere Portabella’s remarkable Vampir Cuadecuc is almost impossible to classify. It may have been filmed on the set of ...