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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

How They Built the Titanic, Channel 5 review - the great liner revisited again, but why now?

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Giri/Haji, Series Finale, BBC Two review - a thriller, but much more besides

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The Family Secret, Channel 4 review - lives destroyed by historic sexual abuse

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Takaya: Lone Wolf, BBC Four review - enigmatic predator baffles boffins

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Tutankhamun with Dan Snow, Channel 5 review - too many presenters spoil Egyptian boy-king doc

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8 Days, Sky Atlantic review - could armageddon really be this boring?

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The Sinner, Series 2, BBC Four review - a white-knuckle ride into spiritual darkness

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21 Bridges review - police corruption thriller sets a cracking pace

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Greg Davies: Looking for Kes, BBC Four review - touching insights into the story of Barnsley boy Billy Casper

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The Crown, Series 3, Netflix review - if you want binge TV, there's none finer

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Gold Digger, BBC One review - Julia Ormond tackles those mid-life blues

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Ant Middleton and Liam Payne: Straight Talking, Sky 1 review - when the commando met the pop star

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Midway review - gung-ho heroes battle moribund script

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Dublin Murders, Series Finale, BBC One review - eerie detective drama grips tightly

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Rich Hall's Red Menace, BBC Four review - laconic comic referees the Free World versus Communism

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Love and Hate Crime, BBC One review - Abel Cedeno was a killer, but was he also a victim?

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Moses und Aron, Komische Oper Berlin, OperaVision review – c...

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Theatre Unlocked 3: Signs of activity after a long siesta

After a weeklong hiatus due to an absence of noteworthy material, this column is back heralding the return, as well, of something resembling live...

An American Pickle review - sweet and sour screwball comedy

Seth Rogen offers up double the laughs by taking on both lead roles in a time-hopping, Rip-Van-Winkle screwball...

The Deceived, Channel 5 review - who's fooling who?

Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again, except somebody had renamed it The House at Knockdara. This was the title of the first...

Young Ahmed review - jihadist drama misses the mark

Belgian filmmaking duo the Dardenne Brothers have long been darlings of Cannes Film Festival, winning awards for hardhitting...

Album: Conrad Schnitzler & Frank Bretschneider - Con-Str...

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Little Birds, Sky Atlantic review - decadence and intrigue i...

Diarist, novelist and writer of erotica Anaïs Nin lived a brilliantly-...

Hiromi Kawakami: People From My Neighbourhood review - deft...

Deft and funny prose, in a feather-light translation by Ted Goossen, is the signature of...

New Music Unlocked 4: The Streets, heavy metal, punk rock an...

This week would have been peak summer event antics but not in 2020. However, the game is far from up; the punks and the metallers are making a...

The Talk, Channel 4 review - coping with the legacy of racis...

Shall we talk about racism? Currently we seem to be...