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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

Rabbit Hole, Paramount+ review - sabotage, subterfuge and corporate skulduggery

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Villeneuve Pironi: Racing's Untold Tragedy, Sky Documentaries review - a macabre slice of motor racing mythology

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John Wick: Chapter 4 review - is this the El Cid of shoot-'em-up movies?

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Infinity Pool review - it's like The White Lotus on bad acid

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Play Dead review - chills, thrills and stolen body parts

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Endeavour: The Final Episode, ITV1 review - the final bow for Oxford's finest

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MH370: The Plane That Disappeared, Netflix review - a field day for conspiracy theorists

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Daisy Jones & The 6, Amazon Prime review - hit rock'n'roll novel doesn't make great TV

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Liaison, Apple TV+ review - tangly Franglais thriller presses some hot buttons

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Drive to Survive, Season 5, Netflix review - fly-on-the wall F1 show may need a reboot

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The Gold, BBC One review - gripping dramatisation of the 1983 Brink's-Mat bullion robbery

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Fauda, Season 4, Netflix review - Israeli terrorism thriller gets darker and dirtier

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Women at War, Netflix review - contrasting stories entwine during the chaos of World War One

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Stewart, Sky Documentaries review - touching and insightful portrait of Scottish race ace

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Happy Valley, Series 3, BBC One review - tension mounts as the Yorkshire crime drama approaches its conclusion

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Stonehouse, ITV review - history repeats itself as farce

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Cable Street, Southwark Playhouse review - engaging new musi...

Hot on the heels of Brigid Larmour’s updating of The Merchant of Venice to the East End in 1936, a spirited new...

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...

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...

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....