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William Trevor - Sitting with the Dead

4 Extra Debut. Two pious sisters are surprised at unusual events when they visit the home of a dying man in Ireland. Read by Sorcha Cusack.

The Geraghtys are two middle-aged sisters and members of the Legion of Mary - famed for their tireless charitable works - who sit with the dying.

But the visit they’re about to undertake turns out to be a very unusual one...

Sorcha Cusack reads William Trevor’s short-story.

Producer: Gemma McMullan

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2002.

15 minutes

Last on

Mon 6 May 2019 02:15