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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

Cinderella: After Ever After, Sky 1 review - preposterous fairytale sequel tweaks the funny bone

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

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

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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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Poly Styrene: I Am a Cliche review - memorialising her mothe...

There was always something a little diffident about teenage Marion Elliott-Said, who created her on-stage persona Poly Styrene after putting...

Album: Genesis Owusu - Smiling With No Teeth

The debut album by Australian-Ghanaian artist Genesis...

Two LSO concerts on Marquee TV review - vibrant triptyches

In amongst the heavy-hearted duty of supporting orchestras by watching their concert streamings – not something I’d do by choice – there are two...

Coming 2 America review - Eddie Murphy returns as African Pr...

Eddie Murphy – one of the biggest stars of the 1980s – has taken...

Into the Darkness review - disappointingly soapy Danish WWII...

Can a film be both too long and too short? If so, Into the...

Album: Zara Larsson - Poster Girl

Best known for winning Sweden's version of Got Talent...