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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 Call of the Wild review - how big-hearted Buck became leader of the pack

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How To Stay out of Jail, Channel 4 review – a bold rehabilitation programme from Durham police

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Royal History's Biggest Fibs with Lucy Worsley, BBC Four review - is this version more valid than anyone else's?

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The Stranger, Netflix review - strong cast grapples with labyrinthine plotting

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The Split, Series 2, BBC One review - where the law and family fortunes collide

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The Pale Horse, BBC One review - when in doubt, do another Agatha Christie remake

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The L Word: Generation Q, Sky Atlantic review - is the new Word as good as the old Word?

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Universal Credit: Inside the Welfare State, BBC Two review - drowning in a bureaucratic quagmire

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Baghdad Central, Channel 4 review - thriller set in the aftermath of the Iraq war

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Belsen: Our Story, BBC Two review - inside the unfathomable horror of the Holocaust

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Young, Sikh and Proud, BBC One review - siblings divided by their attitudes to faith

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The Grudge review - non-stop shocks wear out their welcome

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Crazy Delicious, Channel 4 review - the most ridiculous cooking programme on TV ?

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Chris Packham: 7.7 Billion People and Counting, BBC Two review - is it too late to get population growth under control?

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The Outsider, Sky Atlantic review - double trouble in small-town Georgia

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Cobra, Sky 1 review - entertaining mix of political mischief and cosmic chaos

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