A scheduled episode of Ruyi’s Royal Love in the Palace was pulled and replaced with a contemporary drama. Photo: Handout
Rana Mitter
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Opinion

Rana Mitter

Story of Yanxi Palace: how China finds fresh political drama in lavish Qing dynasty epics

  • Two new TV series are the latest in a long line of productions that have fallen foul of the authorities, highlighting a weakness in the official psyche

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A scheduled episode of Ruyi’s Royal Love in the Palace was pulled and replaced with a contemporary drama. Photo: Handout
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