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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

Drive to Survive, Season 4, Netflix review - bitter rivalries on and off the track

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Shane, Amazon Prime review - the outsized life and times of cricket's King of Spin

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The Ipcress File, ITV review – adaptation of Len Deighton thriller fires on all cylinders

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Peaky Blinders, Series 6 review, BBC One - have we reached peak Peakies?

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Chloe, BBC One review - good start, weak finish

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Inventing Anna, Netflix review - fake heiress saga outstays its welcome

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Here Before review - family values under supernatural pressure

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The Real Charlie Chaplin review - not as revealing as its title suggests

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Pam & Tommy, Disney+ review - the infamous sex tape that went global

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The Teacher, Channel 5 review - inappropriate behaviour in the school environment

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Belfast review - coming of age amid the terror of the Troubles

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The Responder, BBC One review - the loneliness of the long-distance copper

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Long Promised Road review - another attempt to probe the fragile genius of Brian Wilson

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Nightmare Alley review - a dazzling trip through a heart of darkness

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Munich: The Edge of War review - Jeremy Irons excels in a revisionist portrait of Neville Chamberlain

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Rules of the Game, BBC One review - feminist workplace drama topples into farce

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This three-part drama arrives trailing clouds of big-byline...

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It’s tempting to see the second gala created by Ukrainian-born Ivan Putrov as a reflection of the shift in Ukraine’s fortunes since his first one...

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After a first read of the blurb for Sheila Heti’s Alphabetical Diaries, you might be forgiven for assuming that this is merely a gimmick...

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Diving into this three-disc set of early films by maverick...

Kin, Series 2, BBC One review - when crime dynasties collide

The end of the first series of Kin found Dublin’s Kinsella crime family ridding themselves of bloodsucking...