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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

Expend4bles review - last ride for the over-the-hill gang?

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Top Boy, Season 5, Netflix review - grime and punishment

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AngelHeaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T Rex review - musical doc falls between two stools

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Who Is Erin Carter?, Netflix review - secrets and ultra-violence under the Catalan sun

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The Following Events Are Based on a Pack of Lies, BBC One - deliciously bingeable drama from the Skinner sisters

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Harlan Coben's Shelter, Prime Video review - what the hell is going on in Kasselton, New Jersey?

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Only Murders in the Building, Disney+ review - this comedy crime drama is a class act

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Enemy of the People, Channel 4 review - murder and corruption in the age of digital media

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Wolf, BBC One review - a load of old...

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Special Ops: Lioness, Paramount+ review - high-octane female cast conducts war on terror

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Oppenheimer review - epic and enthralling study of 'the father of the atomic bomb'

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World on Fire, Series 2, BBC One - return of Peter Bowker's panoramic view of World War Two

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Disturbing Disappearances, More4 review - headstrong 'tec tackles Pied Piper mystery

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Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, BST Hyde Park review - Saturday in the park with Bruce

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Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan, Season 4, Prime Video review - final outing for John Krasinski's CIA hero

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Hijack, Apple TV+ review - trapped at 40,000 feet with a bunch of armed thugs

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Out of Season, Hampstead Theatre review - banter as bullying

One island off the coast of Spain has more cultural oomph than all the rest put together. I’m talking about Ibiza, the sun-soaked, music-happy and...

Andy Parsons, Touring review - reasons to be cheerful...

In the middle of another age of austerity, a climate crisis and seemingly intractable international conflicts, it's cheering that a comic should...

Album: Yard Act - Where's My Utopia?

The best popular music tunes into the zeitgeist. It can reflect cultural currents, encourage them, or enable the public to turn away and...

'Migrations' String Quartet Weekend, National Conc...

It was chance that the National Concert Hall’s weekend of quartet events featuring responses to war and refugees should coincide with the second...

Drive to Survive, Season 6, Netflix review - F1 documentary...

When the first season of Drive to Survive launched on Netflix in 2019, it was greeted with suspicion by some in the Formula One paddock....

Shifters, Bush Theatre review - love will tear us apart agai...

For the past ten years, Black-British playwrights have been in the vanguard of innovation in the form and content of new writing. I’m thinking not...

Così fan tutte, Welsh National Opera review - relevance redu...

We can’t do without Così fan tutte; it’s an irresistible masterpiece. But it’s a thorn in the flesh of modern directors, who...

Driving Mum review - a dark comedy that has you laughing out...

Hilmar Oddsson’s award-winning film Driving Mum is pitch-perfect. Jon has spent the last 30 years looking after his domineering mother....

Manon Lescaut, English Touring Opera review - a nightmare in...

Opera in Britain is currently cursed by funders, politicians and ideologues – of right and left – who heartily detest the form. Alas, some...