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New. How jokes became the language of truth under the oppressive Communist regimes of the Soviet Union and its satellites, from bitter quips denouncing Stalin's gulags to digs at the technology gap of the 1970s and the cynicism of the 1980s. Part of Storyville.

BBC Four

About BBC Four

BBC Four reflects arts, music and culture with an ambitious range of intellectually and culturally enriching programmes, taking an expert and in-depth approach to its subjects.

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