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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

The Troubles: A Secret History, BBC Four, finale review - peace at last, but at what price?

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The British Tribe Next Door, Channel 4 review - risible culture-clash farrago

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Spiral, Series 7, BBC Four review - hard-hitting return of our favourite French cop show

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Giri/Haji, BBC Two review - inspired Anglo-Japanese thriller makes compulsive viewing

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Lenny Henry's Race Through Comedy, Gold review - illuminating account of TV's struggle to become multicultural

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Chaos in the Cockpit: Flights from Hell, Channel 5 review - do we really want to watch plane-wreck TV?

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LFF 2019: Le Mans '66 review - Matt Damon, Christian Bale and the Ford Motor Company go to war

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

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

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

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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 Oslo Philharmonic finished its centenary tour of Europe at the Barbican last night with ample proof that it consistently delivers one of the...

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As a mood-lifter, it’s hard to beat the opening of Concerto. Against a primrose sky, figures in daffodil, tangerine and brick form...

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Lungs, Old Vic review - deluxe casting and slick delivery

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