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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 Plot Against America, Sky Atlantic review - fascism comes to 1940s USA

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The Rise of the Murdoch Dynasty, BBC Two review - how the Aussie tycoon acquired huge political leverage

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Litigante review - an unflashy film which rings true

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Mrs America, BBC Two review - how a conservative revolutionary scuppered the Equal Rights Amendment

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The Choir: Singing for Britain Finale, BBC Two review - stirring songs from a garden shed

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The Battle of Britain, Channel 5 review - 80th anniversary of the RAF's finest hour

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The Kemps: All True, BBC Two review - more self-promotion than self-mockery

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Penny Dreadful: City of Angels, Sky Atlantic review - the good, the bad and the unspeakable

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Das Boot, Series 2 Finale, Sky Atlantic review - deeper and darker

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The Hidden Wilds of the Motorway, BBC Four review - mysteries and marvels of the M25

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The Choir: Singing for Britain, BBC Two review - the pandemic versus the power of song

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Roswell, New Mexico, ITV2 review - they've landed!

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Perry Mason, Sky Atlantic review - low life and hard times in Depression-era LA

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The Salisbury Poisonings, BBC One review - the Cold War comes to Wiltshire

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A House Through Time, Series Finale, BBC Two review - timely series reaches uneven conclusion

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Das Boot, Series 2, Sky Atlantic review - multi-layered war drama goes from strength to strength

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