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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

Shutdown: The Virus That Changed Our World, Sky Documentaries review - a chaotic response and an uncertain future

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Philharmonia, Channel 4 review - death on the podium

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Unprecedented, BBC Four review - perspectives on the pandemic

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A House Through Time, Series 3, BBC Two review - Bristol under the microscope

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Defending Jacob, Apple TV+ review - does murder run in the family?

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What's the Matter with Tony Slattery?, BBC Two review - absorbing but troubling search for answers

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A Very British Hotel Chain: Inside Best Western, Channel 4 review - requiem for the hospitality industry?

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Harry's Heroes: Euro Having a Laugh, ITV review - jokey documentary delivers painful emotional truths

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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs The Reverend, Netflix review - bold, but only a partial success

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I Know This Much Is True, Sky Atlantic review - riding a carousel of catastrophe

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The Last Kingdom, Season 4, Netflix review - blood, guts and dirty politics

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Rob and Romesh vs Ballet, Sky 1 review - unlikely lads throw themselves in as bait

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The A Word, Series 3, BBC One review - Christopher Eccleston steals the show

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Blood, Series 2, Channel 5 review - expertly-crafted thriller turns the screw

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Paul Hollywood Eats Japan, Channel 4 review - Mr Bake Off gets culture shock

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The Village, ITV review - the weird and wonderful micro-climate of Portmeirion

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