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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

Beauty Laid Bare, BBC One review - a facial peel for the cosmetics business

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Escape from Pretoria review - fun but facile prison-break drama

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The Trip to Greece, Sky 1 review - jokes, jibes and indigestion in the footsteps of Odysseus

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Liar, Series 2, ITV review - more crime-by-numbers from the Williams brothers

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The Windsors, Series 3, Channel 4 review - perfect timing for return of the bogus royals

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Back in Time for the Corner Shop, BBC Two review - open all hours with the Ardern family

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Flesh and Blood, ITV review - Vivien's new love affair throws a cat among the family pigeons

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Locke & Key, Netflix review - comic book adaptation struggles to find its focus

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Hunters, Amazon Prime review - bringing God's justice to Nazis in America

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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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Raven Leilani: Luster - portrait of the artist as a black mi...

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Blu-ray: Liberté

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Apartment House, Wigmore Hall online review - introspective...

Another year, another lockdown. Though I have little...

Album: Passenger – Songs for the Drunk and Broken Hearted

The tears of a clown is a familiar enough metaphor – a cliché, perhaps – and as an image it adorns the sleeve of the latest album by...

Reissue CDs Weekly: John Mayall - The First Generation

The First Generation 1965–1974 is a 35-CD box set dedicated to the...

Blu-ray/DVD : The Tin Drum

Volker Schlöndorff’s brilliant adaptation of Günter Grass’s 1959 novel The Tin Drum hasn’t aged one bit: just as the book and film’s main...

Album: Sleaford Mods - Spare Ribs

What’s all this? Female voices, guitars, a song lasting over four minutes… harmonies? Have Britain’s savviest...