Bags of cockles lie on the beach at Morecambe Bay, more than 20 Chinese cockle pickers died in 2004. Photo: AFP Bags of cockles lie on the beach at Morecambe Bay, more than 20 Chinese cockle pickers died in 2004. Photo: AFP
Bags of cockles lie on the beach at Morecambe Bay, more than 20 Chinese cockle pickers died in 2004. Photo: AFP
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How a musical about Morecambe Bay’s tragic Chinese cockle-pickers has split the British seaside town

A musical about the deaths of 23 migrant workers in 2004 brings back bad memories for a British seaside town, pitting locals against the project’s creators

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Bags of cockles lie on the beach at Morecambe Bay, more than 20 Chinese cockle pickers died in 2004. Photo: AFP Bags of cockles lie on the beach at Morecambe Bay, more than 20 Chinese cockle pickers died in 2004. Photo: AFP
Bags of cockles lie on the beach at Morecambe Bay, more than 20 Chinese cockle pickers died in 2004. Photo: AFP
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