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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 Heist Before Christmas, Sky Max review - the Santa Claus wars

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Blood Coast, Netflix review - mayhem in Marseille

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Vigil, Series 2, BBC One review - DCI Silva swaps a submarine for deadly drones

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Kin, BBC One review - in Dublin's not-so-fair city

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Boat Story, BBC One review - once upon a time in Yorkshire

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Napoleon review - Sir Ridley Scott's historical epic is wide but not deep

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Brawn: The Impossible Formula 1 Story, Disney+ review - classic underdog tale of the little team that could

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Shetland, Series 8, BBC One review - same place but a different programme

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Robbie Williams, Netflix review - tormented superstar bares his soul

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Fellow Travellers, Paramount+ review - four-decade saga of power, politics and gay love

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Rock Hudson: All That Heaven Allowed review - the closeted life of a Hollywood great

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London Film Festival 2023 - movies in a musical vein

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Frasier, Paramount+ review - he's back! But should he be?

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Reckoning with the Jimmy Savile legacy - Steve Coogan stars in BBC One's four-part 'factual drama'

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BlackBerry review - the nerds versus The Man

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The Continental, Prime Video - welcome to the expanding John Wick universe

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Cable Street, Southwark Playhouse review - engaging new musi...

Hot on the heels of Brigid Larmour’s updating of The Merchant of Venice to the East End in 1936, a spirited new...

Andy Parsons, Touring review - reasons to be cheerful...

In the middle of another age of austerity, a climate crisis and seemingly intractable international conflicts, it's cheering that a comic should...

Out of Season, Hampstead Theatre review - banter as bullying

One island off the coast of Spain has more cultural oomph than all the rest put together. I’m talking about Ibiza, the sun-soaked, music-happy and...

Album: Yard Act - Where's My Utopia?

The best popular music tunes into the zeitgeist. It can reflect cultural currents, encourage them, or enable the public to turn away and...

'Migrations' String Quartet Weekend, National Conc...

It was chance that the National Concert Hall’s weekend of quartet events featuring responses to war and refugees should coincide with the second...

Drive to Survive, Season 6, Netflix review - F1 documentary...

When the first season of Drive to Survive launched on Netflix in 2019, it was greeted with suspicion by some in the Formula One paddock....

Shifters, Bush Theatre review - love will tear us apart agai...

For the past ten years, Black-British playwrights have been in the vanguard of innovation in the form and content of new writing. I’m thinking not...

Così fan tutte, Welsh National Opera review - relevance redu...

We can’t do without Così fan tutte; it’s an irresistible masterpiece. But it’s a thorn in the flesh of modern directors, who...

Driving Mum review - a dark comedy that has you laughing out...

Hilmar Oddsson’s award-winning film Driving Mum is pitch-perfect. Jon has spent the last 30 years looking after his domineering mother....