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A 'perfect' Eurovision song

Tonight sees that annual cheesefest, the Eurovision Song Content. Despite winning on five occasions, the United Kingdom last tasted victory in 1997. But now a British musicologist, the University of Leeds's Professor Derek Scott, has come up with what he says is a winning formula.

Professor Scott outlines his findings and debates the continuing relevance of the contest with Eurovision buff Milija Gluhovic, assistant professor of theatre and performance at Warwick University.

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