DCI Tom Barnaby: What's that you're reading?
Joyce Barnaby: It's a biography of Sir Francis Galton.
DCI Tom Barnaby: Ohhhhh, the fingerprint man.
Joyce Barnaby: Among other things. he had some very dubious ideas about genetics.
DCI Tom Barnaby: Hm?
Joyce Barnaby: He believed that imperfections could be bred out of a population. Apart from you, his biggest fans seem to have been the Nazis.
[a young man is playing the piano at an audition which Miriam and Constance are supervising]
Miriam Fielding: [whispers] I'm losing the will to live.
Constance Fielding: [whispers] Please, Miriam. He's almost finished.
[the pianist ends with a big flourish; Miriam and Constance applaud half-heartedly]
Constance Fielding: [to the pianist] Thank you very much. We'll be in touch.
Miriam Fielding: [to the pianist] Very memorable.
Miriam Fielding: Like witnessing genocide.
Middle Aged Woman: That's really lovely. Wonderful. Do you know anything by Lionel Richie?
Benedict Marsh: Three Times a Lady?
DCI Tom Barnaby: [Barnaby enters with Joyce and sees him] Fancy take-away?
Sir Michael Fielding: What her soul needs now is music.
Sir Michael Fielding: British people are degenerating into a nation of half-wits. Someone had to act.
Dawn Stock: I'm sorry to bother you, but how many students make it through to the next round?
Joyce Barnaby: It's usually a dozen for the winter school, and then three are chosen for the master class.
Dawn Stock: Thank you.
Dawn Stock: Good luck, darling.