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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 Beach Boys, Disney+ review - heroes and villains and good vibrations

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theartsdesk Q&A: Eddie Marsan and the American Revolution, posh boys and East End gangsters

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Rebus, BBC One review - revival of Ian Rankin's Scottish 'tec hits the jackpot

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Fawlty Towers: The Play, Apollo Theatre review - lightning strikes twice

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Bermondsey Tales: Fall of the Roman Empire review - dirty deeds done dirt cheap

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Our Mothers review - revisiting the horrors of Guatemala's civil war

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Thank You, Goodnight: The Bon Jovi Story, Disney+ review - how the boy from Sayreville, NJ conquered the world

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Red Eye, ITV review - Anglo-Chinese relations tested in junk-food thriller

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Anthracite, Netflix review - murderous mysteries in the French Alps

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Civil War review - God help America

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Scoop, Netflix review - revisiting a Right Royal nightmare

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This Town, BBC One review - lurid melodrama in Eighties Brummieland

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Passenger, ITV review - who are they trying to kid?

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3 Body Problem, Netflix review - life, the universe and everything (and a bit more)

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The Delinquents review - escape to the country, Buenos Aires style

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Manhunt, Apple TV+ review - all the President's men

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Music Reissues Weekly: Jon Savage's The Secret Public -...

Jon Savage's The Secret Public How The LGBTQ+ Aesthetic Shaped Pop Culture 1955-1979 accompanies the titular author/...

Jerry’s Girls, Menier Chocolate Factory review - just a para...

Catchy even when the lyrics are at their cheesiest, the Jerry Herman Songbook serves up a string of memorable tunes: you’ll probably find that,...

Punt and Dennis, The Marlowe, Canterbury review - satire and...

Ten years after their last tour Steve Punt and High Dennis are back on the road with We Are Not a Robot. It comes after their long-...

Album: Jihye Lee Orchestra - Infinite Connections

Brooklyn-based composer and bandleader Jihye Lee’s story really does take quite some telling. Having been an indie pop singer in her native...

Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga review - just as mad without Max

In the way of Batman being overshadowed by his villains, in his last outing, Mad Max: Fury Road, the erstwhile hero of George Miller...

The Beach Boys, Disney+ review - heroes and villains and goo...

It was – let’s see – 63 years ago today that Brian Wilson taught the band to play. Fabled for their resplendent harmonies and ecstatic hymning of...

Album: Twenty One Pilots - Clancy

If there is one positive of the past decade, it must be the growing openness with...

Richard III, Shakespeare's Globe review - Michelle Terr...

There’s a fierce, dark energy to the Globe’s new Richard III that I don’t recall at that venue for a fair while. The drilled cast dances...

Kolesnikov, Wigmore Hall review - celestial navigation throu...

Like his baggy white suit, pitched somewhere between Liberace and Colonel Sanders, Pavel Kolesnikov’s playing was spotless at the...