This feature by Abigail Hollick was included in the July broadcast.
Over Your Dead Body
Barry Albin-Dyer runs one of the UK’s oldest family firms of funeral directors, based in Bermondsey, South London. Abigail Hollick and Isobel Scott Plummer meet him, along with his sons Simon and Jon and his partner Jackie to find out how they cope with caring for the dead, what it teaches them and what makes F A Albin & Sons special to them.
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Barry Albin-Dyer has written four books: Don’t Drop the Coffin, Final Departures, Bury My Heart in Bermondsey, and the latest, Strong Shoulders: A Funeral Director’s Guide to Life and Death. For more information, visit the website.