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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 Queen's Gambit, Netflix review - chess prodigy's story makes brilliant television

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The Sister, ITV review - half-baked dramatisation of esteemed novel

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The Undoing, Sky Atlantic review - trouble in paradise for gilded Manhattan couple

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Bruce Springsteen's Letter to You, Apple TV+ review - his new album is a matter of life and death

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Roadkill, BBC One review - David Hare pokes under the floorboards of the Conservative party

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LFF 2020: Never Gonna Snow Again review - mystic masseur with God-like gifts

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Emily in Paris, Netflix review - addictive escapism in the City of Light

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Enslaved with Samuel L Jackson, BBC Two review - ambitious history of the slave trade falls short

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LFF 2020: One Night in Miami review - Kemp Powers's play makes the leap to the big screen

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Brave New World, Sky 1 review - Aldous Huxley's novel doesn't look very happy on TV

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Away, Netflix review - pioneering voyage to Mars descends into astrosoap

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Sheridan Smith: Becoming Mum, ITV review - will motherhood be the gateway to a new life?

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All Creatures Great and Small, Channel 5 review - revival of vintage vet show is full of Yorkshire promise

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Our World: Colombia - Saving Eden, BBC Two review - the war is over, but can they save the rainforests?

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The Truth about Cosmetic Treatments, BBC One review - pain, but not much gain?

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The Unbelievable Story of Carl Beech, BBC Two review - a stomach-turning swamp of lies and incompetence

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Album: Jane Weaver - Flock

Flock ends with “Solarised”, a glorious five-plus minutes excursion into...

Judas and the Black Messiah review - powerful biopic

One of the sadnesses of covid is that films like Judas and the Black Messiah have been held over for release in the hope that...

Stand Up and Deliver, Channel 4 review - how to make a comic

Everyone (well, almost everyone) can tell a joke. But being a...

Typical, Soho Theatre online review - powerfully poetic and...

As the events of last year made clear, the police have a problem with...

Album: Blanck Mass - In Furneaux

John Benjamin Power (formerly half of Fuck Buttons) opens his new opus with glittering synth arpeggios – reminiscent of the Seventies...

Joseph Andras: Tomorrow They Won't Dare to Murder Us re...

Joseph Andras wastes no time. “Not a proud and forthright rain, no. A stingy rain. Mean. Playing dirty.” This is how his debut novel kicks off,...

Sherlock Holmes: The Case of the Hung Parliament review – ch...

I’ll admit, I’ve never been a fan of murder mysteries. Patience is...

Album: Alice Cooper - Detroit Stories

A decade ago, Alice Cooper reconnected with his roots. He created a sequel to his 1975 album Welcome to my Nightmare with Bob Ezrin, the...

Rachel Parris and Marcus Brigstocke's Tuesday Night Clu...

Lockdown has been mostly pants for live performers, comics included. There was that brief foray into open-air performances last summer, made even...

Sean Shibe, Wigmore Hall online review - persuasive and poig...

Returning to the Wigmore Hall for another socially distanced concert, Edinburgh-born...