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Yennis Cheung (right) and Shin-Fei Chen (center) in Chinese Burn. [Photo/China Daily]
Chinese Burn, a new BBC Three comedy that follows the misadventures of three Chinese women in London, has provoked debate among reviewers and the public for its handling of racial stereotypes.
Five years ago, London-based Chinese actors Yennis Cheung and Shin-Fei Chen met at an audition and swapped stories about  ...

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Bring in one or two Chinese guy(s), raise the quality of the comedy with literature and high conversation skills and dilute slapstick acts etc. not that tough. Need to spread the word in England and Canada.

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Do they speak excellent Chinglish ?

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tenith Post time: 2017-12-5 12:24
Bring in one or two Chinese guy(s), raise the quality of the comedy with literature and high convers ...

"raise the quality of the comedy with literature and high conversation skills and dilute slapstick acts etc. not that tough."

So turn it into a 'comedy' with Chinese characteristics - i.e. not funny.

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"raise the quality of the comedy with literature and high conversation skills and dilute slapstick ...

re: 'So turn it into a 'comedy' with Chinese characteristics - i.e. not funny.'

  For aggressive people it is rather difficult to resolve a long standing dilemma...

   Don't try to mask it: " i.e. not funny...
   
     Remember, there's only one thing that's better than a good joke: a joke so bad that it's good.

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