Several mainland Chinese female stand-up comics have shot to fame this year, including factory worker Zhao Xiaohui. Photo: YouTube Several mainland Chinese female stand-up comics have shot to fame this year, including factory worker Zhao Xiaohui. Photo: YouTube
Several mainland Chinese female stand-up comics have shot to fame this year, including factory worker Zhao Xiaohui. Photo: YouTube
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Chinese stand-up comedy gets a shot in the arm from women comedians who mine stereotypes about the sexes

  • Yang Li delivers the sharpest barbs in the softest way, Li Xueqin often jokes about her boss, twins Yan Yi and Yan Yue find humour in the pressure to be slim
  • Their jokes find a ready audience among fans of stand-up comedy in China, most of whom are young women

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Several mainland Chinese female stand-up comics have shot to fame this year, including factory worker Zhao Xiaohui. Photo: YouTube Several mainland Chinese female stand-up comics have shot to fame this year, including factory worker Zhao Xiaohui. Photo: YouTube
Several mainland Chinese female stand-up comics have shot to fame this year, including factory worker Zhao Xiaohui. Photo: YouTube
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