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.