China's Search for a Pop Idol

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A World Service documentary about China’s efforts to create a global pop star prompts a listener in America to suggest that manufactured pop might not work unless it takes account of teenage rebellion. Rajan Datar speaks to the programme’s producer about the prospects of a pop star emerging from China. Plus, after last week’s announcement about Greenwich Mean Time for programme trailers, listeners have more to say about the frequency with which the trailers are broadcast.

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Mon 3 Feb 2014 04:50 GMT