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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

Old review - time flies in tropical island mystery

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Baptiste, Series 2, BBC One review - powerful comeback for the sorrowful French detective

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Lie With Me, Channel 5 review - abuse and betrayal in the Melbourne suburbs

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Carlos Ghosn: The Last Flight - Storyville, BBC Four review - the tycoon who fell to earth

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Sex/Life, Netflix review - Mills & Boon for the YouPorn era?

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Mosley: It's Complicated review - flattering portrait of a clever and ruthless power-broker

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The Tomorrow War, Amazon Prime - futuristic blockbuster outstays its welcome

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Ghislaine Maxwell: Epstein's Shadow, Sky Documentaries review - the iniquitous fall of the tycoon's daughter

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Framing Britney Spears, Sky Documentaries review - the rollercoaster ride of the former teen icon

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Physical, Apple TV+ review - too much pain, not enough gain

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Loki, Disney+ review - the God of Mischief gets his own TV series

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Lupin, Part 2, Netflix review - master of disguise versus racists and lies

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Nobody review - Bob Odenkirk reinvents himself as all-action dynamo

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The Beast Must Die, Britbox review - a crime story which plumbs psychological depths

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Time, BBC One review - grim and gritty study of life behind bars by Jimmy McGovern

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Mare of Easttown, Season Finale, Sky Atlantic review - great performances in a town called malice

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Ridout, Włoszczowska, Crawford, Lai, Posner, Wigmore Hall re...

Advice to young musicians, as given at several “how to market your career” seminars: don’t begin a biography with “one of the finest xxxs of his/...

Stephen review - a breathtakingly good first feature by a mu...

Stephen is the first feature film by multi-media artist Melanie Manchot and it’s the best debut film I’ve seen since Steve McQueen’s ...

Album: Mdou Moctar - Funeral for Justice

Despite its title, Mdou Moctar’s new album is no slow-paced mournful dirge. In fact, it is louder, faster and more overtly political than any of...

Blue Lights Series 2, BBC One review - still our best cop sh...

The first season of Blue Nights was so close to ...

Sabine Devieilhe, Mathieu Pordoy, Wigmore Hall review - ench...

Sabine Devieilhe, as with many other great sopranos, elicits much fan worship, with no less than three encores at her recent Wigmore Hall recital...

Jonn Elledge: A History of the World in 47 Borders review -...

In A History of the World in 47 Borders, Jonn Elledge takes an ostensibly dry subject – how maps and boundaries have shaped our world –...

DVD/Blu-Ray: Priscilla

There’s a scene in Priscilla where Elvis stands above his wife, who is scrambling to put her clothes in a suitcase. Priscilla has just...

Špaček, BBC Philharmonic, Bihlmaier, Bridgewater Hall, Manch...

Billed as a “Viennese Whirl”, this programme showed that there are different kinds of music that may be known to the orchestral canon as coming...

Banging Denmark, Finborough Theatre review - lively but conf...

What would happen if a notorious misogynist actually fell in love? With a glacial Danish librarian? And decided his best means of...

Album: Fred Hersch - Silent, Listening

The previous solo piano solo album from Fred Hersch, one of the world’s great...