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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 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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Little Fires Everywhere, Amazon Prime review - in every dream home a heartache

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A Very British Hotel Chain: Inside Best Western, Series Finale, Channel 4 review - let's hear it for Alasdair the hotel inspector

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Shutdown: The Virus That Changed Our World, Sky Documentaries review - a chaotic response and an uncertain future

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Philharmonia, Channel 4 review - death on the podium

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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...