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    Free speech is a hot topic in China – and nowhere is it more obvious than in the field of stand-up comedy.

    There are regular news reports of producers being fined for using ‘vulgar terms’ and violating social morality, and many topics are off limits.

    But comedy is increasingly popular among young people – so Annie Louey looked into what it would take to get a break.

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