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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

Doc Martin Christmas Special, ITV review - Santa comes to Portwenn as the final curtain falls

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All Creatures Great and Small Christmas Special, Channel 5 review - life during wartime with the Yorkshire vets

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Wildcat review - damaged war veteran reborn in the Peruvian jungle

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Adam Sweeting's Top 10 Films of 2022

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Harry & Meghan, Netflix review - at home with the Harkles

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George & Tammy, Paramount+ review - alcohol, violence and heartache in Nashville

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Tokyo Vice, BBC One review - murder, extortion and corruption in the Japanese capital

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1899, Netflix review - Atlantic voyage turns into cosmic nightmare

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The English, BBC Two review - Emily Blunt's date with destiny on the prairies

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The Crown, Season 5, Netflix review - is the royal epic outstaying its welcome?

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SAS Rogue Heroes, BBC One review - rock'n'roll desert warfare from the pen of Steven Knight

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The Banshees of Inisherin review - stellar turns from Brendan Gleason and Colin Farrell

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All Creatures Great and Small, Series 3 finale, Channel 5 review - revived vet show still strikes a popular note

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The Watcher, Netflix review - fear and loathing in the New Jersey suburbs

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Karen Pirie, ITV review - cold case mystery drags itself across the finish line

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Inside Man, BBC One review - strong cast trapped on a sinking ship

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Prom 6, Verdi's Requiem, BBCNOW, Bancroft review - runn...

Returning after ten months to the unique vasts of Albert’s colosseum, especially for a Verdi Requiem as powerful as this and a packed hall, felt...

10 Questions for DJ-producer Dave Clarke

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The Butterfly House, Clonter Opera review - Puccini in biogr...

For 50 years Clonter Opera, the song-on-the-farm project in rural Cheshire, has been encouraging would-be...

Album: The Very Things GXL - Mr Arc-Eye (Under a Cellophane...

Back in the mid-80s, a group of lads from Worcestershire, who’d previously been known as the Cravats, were putting an exceedingly strange spin on...

Prom 5, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Bancroft review - a...

This looked like a classic Prom in the grand old BBC tradition: two big but lesser-known pieces by pivotal figures (Schoenberg and Zemlinsky)...

Madeleine Peyroux, Barbican review - a transport of delight

You can take the woman out of the Left Bank, but you can’t take the Left Bank out of the woman. Madeleine Peyroux would be perfectly at home in a...

Red Speedo, Orange Tree Theatre review - two versions of Ame...

Before Lucas Hnath wrote Red Speedo, he had heard a 2004 speech at a hearing investigating baseball doping that declared the...

Album: Kevin Fowley - À Feu Doux

“Ne pleure pas, Jeannette” is a version of the 15th-century French song "La pernette se lève." It tells the story of Jeannette, whose parents want...

In a Violent Nature review - inverted slasher is fascinating...

A group of young people rent a cabin in the woods. A masked killer lingers nearby. Surely you know how the rest unfolds. The...