He found out I was going deaf. Winter reveals that local hotelier Perry Tressel has form for animal rights campaigning and fits the bill. Well, it wouldn't be the first time. Janey and Candice's alibis check out, however, Hamish wasn't swimming today. I'll get back to it.
You just need to stay strong. Barnaby and Winter go to see Cleo Langton, Tegan's mum and Seb's boss at the Estate Agents, and discover Seb was trying to get Delphi to sell the hall, but Delphi wasn't interested. I'm not lining their pockets and neither are you. You were never going to give it to me, were you? I'm not letting you waste your talent! I didn't think you were in a fit state to notice. Where could we find your husband? She immediately turns round and attempts to run him over.
How well did you know him, Mr Baxter? At the end of series 19 she has taken a job in. What piece was Vernon playing when he died, Mr Falconer? When can I read it? Plot wins the Thassington classical music festival, run by pompous composer , but is afterwards strangled with a violin string and a valuable Stradivarius on loan to him is stolen. You've got to hold me find him. The night of Vernon died, he was seen there, removing a passport. Theorising the murderer might be a competitor sabotaging the show, Barnaby and Winter next visit Best In Show defending champion Timothy Benson, whose alibi unwittingly throws suspicion back onto his estranged wife Ailsa.
Back at the show Barnaby witnesses workmen taking the sponsorship boards down and tasks Winter to looking into Delphi's finances, finding she's broke. Fencing something like that is well nigh impossible. Janey, I've got a huge amount riding on this. Well, commercially-produced strychnine isn't readily available in this concentrated form. I'll find the money somehow. I hear you have a publisher interested. Her confident, competent, no-nonsense approach has earned the detectives' respect.
We thought that you might have a copy. The postmortem confirms death by ligature pressure. My daughter has been through a lot, Inspector. Hamish, you might as well know. Yes, but the inscription's in French. And what film are you showing? Thanks to Zak Sowande, the last of our very talented finalists and a sensational start to this year's Thassingham Festival.
Good morning, Chief Inspector, Sergeant Any news? Tech have just sent me through the files from the memory stick. But I could order it. If that's the best you can do, leave my rehearsal. Dad, just let it go. Any idea what might be on this, Mr Baxter? Music has been my entire life.
Oh, you don't even have that as an excuse. She more or less ran the festival when she and I first met. Have you ever been a musician, Mr Baxter? There's lavender for the dry gin and the coriander for a more lemony twist. That's just one more thing he doesn't know about you. No, this year Michael upped all the ticket prices and replaced all the bars I'd ran for years with his sister's trendy new gin business.
An affair, I could cope with, but if you loved him, I'm not sure I could bear it. Also found this near the body. I'm sorry, but I need that money. Janey was my best friend or so I thought. I had to pick up my violin from the music shop but it wasn't ready. Oh, you'll remember it, then, sir.
Why would the man you knew as Jacob Wheeler have that information in an encrypted file? If you remember anything, let us know. He's perfectly entitled to ask for it back. Was anyone else in at the time? Otherwise, they'll have to be more cuts in the orchestra. You have no idea what it feels like to be in real financial trouble. Why are you asking me all these questions? Laura Howard had far fewer appearances than her on-screen parents.