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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

Call My Agent!, Series 4, Netflix review - the final bow for the Parisian showbiz saga?

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Servant, Apple TV+ review - shocks, shivers and black humour in missing-baby saga

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Finding Alice, ITV review - thriller, comedy or melodrama?

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Spiral, Series 8, BBC Four review - dark days in the City of Light

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Steve McQueen: The Lost Movie, Sky Documentaries review - the classic motor racing film that never was

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The Great, Channel 4 review - Russian history gets a whirl in the fictional blender

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Bridgerton, Netflix review - bodice-ripper cliches recycled in Regency romp

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All Creatures Great and Small: Christmas Special, Channel 5 review - big and little dramas in the Dales

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Let Him Go review - melancholy family drama morphs into ferocious thriller

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Wonder Woman 1984 review - be careful what you wish for

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Mosul, Netflix review - gruelling story of Iraq's Nineveh SWAT team

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Tin Star: Liverpool, Sky Atlantic review - massed mayhem on Merseyside

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Coronation Street: 60 Unforgettable Years, ITV review - inside story of the world's longest-running TV soap

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Host review - Zoom seance triggers unspeakable consequences

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The Dambusters, Channel 5 review - yet another telling of the Bouncing Bomb story

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County Lines review - a scary descent into drug-dealer purgatory

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Sad to report, this fourth series of Call My Agent! (...

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