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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

A Christmas Carol, BBC One review – Dickens classic recast as gruelling horror story

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The Brexit Storm Continues: Laura Kuenssberg's Inside Story, BBC Two review - rehashed political history fails to set pulses racing

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Charles I: Killing a King, BBC Four review - sad stories of the death of kings

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Traces, Alibi review - pedigree cast battles implausible plot

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Sons of Denmark review - political thriller stirs cauldron of hot-button issues

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How They Built the Titanic, Channel 5 review - the great liner revisited again, but why now?

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Giri/Haji, Series Finale, BBC Two review - a thriller, but much more besides

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The Family Secret, Channel 4 review - lives destroyed by historic sexual abuse

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Takaya: Lone Wolf, BBC Four review - enigmatic predator baffles boffins

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Tutankhamun with Dan Snow, Channel 5 review - too many presenters spoil Egyptian boy-king doc

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8 Days, Sky Atlantic review - could armageddon really be this boring?

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The Sinner, Series 2, BBC Four review - a white-knuckle ride into spiritual darkness

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21 Bridges review - police corruption thriller sets a cracking pace

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Greg Davies: Looking for Kes, BBC Four review - touching insights into the story of Barnsley boy Billy Casper

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The Crown, Series 3, Netflix review - if you want binge TV, there's none finer

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Gold Digger, BBC One review - Julia Ormond tackles those mid-life blues

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The Welkin, National Theatre review - women's labour is...

History plays should perform a delicate balancing act: they have to...

The Grudge review - non-stop shocks wear out their welcome

The 18-year-old Japanese horror hit Ju-On (The Grudge)...

Album: Black Lips - Sing In A World That’s Falling Apart

Since first getting together at the fag end of the 20th century, Black Lips have largely played the role of garage...

Scenes with Girls, Royal Court review - feminist separatism...

Last night, I discovered the gasp index. Or maybe just re-discovered. The what? The gasp index. It's when you see a show that keeps making you...

Miloš Karadaglić, Birmingham Town Hall review - flashy and f...

Dubbed “classical music’s guitar hero”, the 36-year-old London based Montenegrin...

Crazy Delicious, Channel 4 review - the most ridiculous cook...

The race continues to create the most ridiculous cooking programme...

Chris Packham: 7.7 Billion People and Counting, BBC Two revi...

We hear plenty of debate about climate change and its disastrous potential, but the ballooning growth of the world’s population may be the most...

Album: Ruby Turner – Love Was Here

One can only marvel at the versatility of Ruby Turner. As a vocalist, she spans the whole...

You Stupid Darkness!, Southwark Playhouse review - an intrig...

Armageddon would appear to be at the gates in Sam Steiner’s intriguing if ramshackle...

English National Ballet 70th Anniversary Gala, Coliseum revi...

Just when you thought Christmas was well and truly over, along comes another box of delights. And there isn’t a disappointment in it. If it were...