The Teacher's Pet
By The Australian
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Lyn and Chris Dawson appear to have the perfect marriage. He's a star footballer and popular high school teacher. She's a devoted wife and mother. They share a beautiful home above Sydney's northern beaches. But when Lyn goes missing, dark secrets are buried. This is no fairytale, but a sordid story of strangely close twin brothers, teenage student lovers, and probable murder. The Australian's Hedley Thomas digs deep into a cold case which has been unsolved for 36 years, uncovering startling new evidence.
||ExplicitArrest||Nearly 37 years after Lyn Dawson disappeared, police have arrested Chris Dawson over the alleged murder of his wife, taking him into cust...||12/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDigging||Following an incredible groundswell of community interest ignited by this podcast, September saw a stunning development in the case with ...||11/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDecision Time||After 36 long years, failed police investigations, two coronial inquests, and countless appeals from Lyn's family, the case is stronger n...||8/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe System||Before the first coronial inquest, police tap phones in the lead-up to digging in a relatively small area around the swimming pool at Bay...||8/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMomentum||Some of them hadn't seen each other since Cromer High days more than 30 years ago but they came together in a show of force, determined t...||8/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitLoyalty||Chris Dawson was interviewed by police in 1991, and then never again. But Sue Strath, Lyn's loyal friend, kept agitating for a further in...||7/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDamaged||After six difficult years, the volatile marriage was over. Joanne felt she had become 'disposable', as Lyn had been years before, and...||7/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDreamworld||Leaving the dark shadow of Lyn's disappearance behind, Chris moved his young new wife and children north to Queensland, into a home on ...||7/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHopeless||Lyn Dawson had been missing for three years when her worried friend Sue wrote to the Office of the Ombudsman - an independent government ...||7/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Rings||On January 15, 1984, Chris and Joanne wed at Bayview. With no veil, and in a non-traditional dress, the young bride looked like a flower ...||6/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGone||In the days and months following Lyn's disappearance, Chris Dawson put forth a range of suggestions as to her possible whereabouts. Perha...||6/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitA Lovely Drink||In January 1982, as most Australians enjoyed a carefree holiday season, Lyn Dawson was trying to pick up the tattered threads of her marr...||6/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSoft Soil||Humiliated and broken by her husband's affair, Lyn finally asked Joanne to leave the Bayview home. The teenager walked out, and in...||6/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBruised||As Chris brazenly moved his teenage lover into the family home, Lyn saw the cracks in her marriage widen. It was crumbling all around her...||5/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCromer High||Cromer High School's pin-up sports teacher Chris Dawson pursued year 11 student Joanne Curtis with the sort of relentless determin...||5/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBayview||Lyn was a devoted wife and mother. She adored her husband, but he betrayed and humiliated her in the most callous way. Now she's gone - m...||5/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTrailer||A star footballer. His school girl lover. A wife who vanishes. The Australian's Hedley Thomas digs deep into a cold case which has bee...||5/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Unable to download episode 15.
I enjoy the story. Quite a bit of repetitive info. I wasn’t able to download any of the episodes which is very frustrating.
Good story but after the first three episodes I kept having difficulty downloading the episodes (this is the only podcast I’ve had this problem with). I finally gave up on listening to this one. Too bad.