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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

Poor Things review - other-worldly adaptation of Alasdair Gray's novel

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The Tourist, Series 2, BBC One review - an amnesiac Jamie Dornan explores his Irish roots

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Best of 2023: TV

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The Kemps: All Gold, BBC Two review - bickering with the Ballet boys

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Murder Is Easy, BBC One review - was this journey really necessary?

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Mad About the Boy: the Noël Coward Story, BBC Two review - the making of The Master

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A Ghost Story for Christmas: Lot No 249, BBC Two review - mummy's boy unleashes hell in the halls of academe

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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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