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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

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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Spiral of Lies, Channel 4 review - bodies, fibs and bad karma in Biarritz

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Turn of the Tide, Netflix review - cocaine madness comes to the Azores

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No Hard Feelings review - nothing about this queasy comedy feels quite right

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Best Interests, BBC One review - a family feels the unbearable strain of terminal illness

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Chevalier review - a less than extraordinary film about an extraordinary man

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Hypnotic review - a riotously enjoyable thriller

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Inland review - a cracked mosaic of memories, impressions and lurking anxiety

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Ten Pound Poms, BBC One review - a new life in the Great Southern Land

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A different angle on the Anne Frank story in 'A Small Light'

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Fatal Attraction, Paramount+ review - Adrian Lyne's bunny-boiler blockbuster expanded onwards and outwards

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Wilding review - a life enhancing experience

Imagine you’ve inherited a castle in West Sussex plus five square miles of farmland. You continue the family tradition of mixed arable and dairy...

Miss Julie, Park Theatre review - Strindberg's kitchen...

You have to tiptoe around the edge of the set just to take your seat in the Park’s studio space for Lidless Theatre’s ...

Album: Kneecap - Fine Art

For a band just putting out their debut album, West Belfast’s Kneecap have been courting media attention for some while and have already been seen...

theartsdesk at the 2024 Aldeburgh Festival - romantic journe...

It may be unusual to begin festival coverage with praise of the overseer rather than the artists. Yet Roger Wright, who quietly leaves his post at...

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VINYL OF THE MONTH

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theartsdesk Q&A: Viggo Mortensen on 'The Dead Don...

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Girls Aloud, OVO Hydro, Glasgow review - pop queens return w...

There was a point in this pop revival jaunt where you...

Album: John Grant - The Art of the Lie

“I feel ashamed because I couldn’t become the man that you always hoped I’d become.” The line is repeated during “Father,” The Art of the Lie’...

The Merry Widow, Glyndebourne review - fun and frolics in th...

Why would anyone want to stage a work like The Merry Widow in this day and age? Silly question. It’s the music, stupid. Of...

Being Mr Wickham, Jermyn Street Theatre review - the plausib...

It is a truth universally acknowledged that an actor tends to take a sympathetic view of the character he inhabits, however morally questionable....