Sitting With The Dead [William Trevor]

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Two pious Irish sisters are surprised at events when they visit the home of a dying man.

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.

Two pious Irish sisters are surprised at events when they visit the home of a dying man.

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.

Two pious Irish sisters are surprised at events when they visit the home of a dying man.