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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 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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Witch Hunt, All 4 review - dark deeds and dirty money

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The Tourist, BBC One review - gripping Outback thriller from the Williams brothers

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A Very British Scandal, BBC One review - the wild life and times of the Duchess of Argyll

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The Amazing Mr Blunden, Sky Max / The Mezzotint, BBC Two reviews - blundering Blunden eclipsed by M R James

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The Girl Before, BBC One review - high-tech dream home contains many a heartache

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Landscapers, Sky Atlantic review - Olivia Colman and David Thewlis star as a pair of convicted killers

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You Don't Know Me, BBC One review - true love meets inner-city crime wave

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Hellbound, Netflix review - supernatural assassins usher in an age of terror

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The Unforgivable review - Sandra Bullock gets stuck in a doom-struck rut

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The Beatles: Get Back, Disney+ review - 1969 revisited in Peter Jackson's three-part documentary

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Dopesick, Disney+ review - the harrowing inside story of America's OxyContin scandal

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America in Crisis, Saatchi Gallery review - a country in jeo...

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Album: Janis Ian - The Light at the End of the Line

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Album: Maverick Sabre - Don't Forget to Look Up

Michael Stafford aka Maverick Sabre is the definition of a modern journeyman vocalist. Since 2008 he’s released three albums and appeared on a...

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Album: Big Big Train - Welcome to the Planet

Six months after the release of Common Ground, neo-proggers Big Big Train return with another...