A high-definition version of classic 80s political comedy Yes Minister was among the content Youku obtained the right to screen in a deal with BBC Studios. Photo: Handout

China’s Youku snaps up BBC dramas as appetite for foreign shows like Sherlock, Yes Minister remains strong

  • The Chinese video streaming site signed a deal for more than 80 hours of British content on Tuesday
  • Eight out of 10 of the highest rated TV series streaming online in China are foreign shows, according to a crowdsourced film review platform
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A high-definition version of classic 80s political comedy Yes Minister was among the content Youku obtained the right to screen in a deal with BBC Studios. Photo: Handout
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Coco Feng

Coco Feng

Coco Feng is a Beijing-based technology reporter at the Post. Previously, she worked for the BBC and Caixin Global in the capital city, covering health care, consumers and entertainment.