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The Teacher's Pet

20 EpisodesProduced by The AustralianWebsite

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… read more

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The Front - Daily updates as Hedley Thomas appears at the trial

June 29th, 2022

14:37

This week Hedley Thomas appeared in the witness box in the trial of Chris Dawson. The Australian's daily news podcast The Front will be publishing daily updates. Search for The Front in your podcast app, and hit the …

Introducing - The Teacher's Trial

May 13th, 2022

1:02:40

From Hedley Thomas and the journalists at The Australian comes The Teacher's Trial. A new episode will be published every Friday for the duration of the trial of Chris Dawson, who is accused of the murder of his wife …

Introducing - The Front

May 10th, 2022

15:21

The Australian's news podcast The Front will be covering the trial of Chris Dawson with daily updates. Follow or subscribe to The Front in your …

Special Update Episode

April 5th, 2019

17:10

Preparation for the murder trial begins. The team behind The Teacher's Pet podcast series takes down the first 16 episodes in Australia, to help ensure Chris gets a fair trial.

The Teacher’s Pet is currently not …

Episode 16 - Arrest

December 5th, 2018

45:17

Chris is arrested over the alleged murder of Lyn.

The Teacher’s Pet is currently not available to listen to in Australia due to the ongoing court case. Hedley Thomas' podcasts The Night Driver and Shandee's Story are …

Episode 15 - Digging

November 29th, 2018

1:29:31

Police continue to search for clues. 

The Teacher’s Pet is currently not available to listen to in Australia due to the ongoing court case. Hedley …

Episode 14 - Decision Time

August 17th, 2018

2:02:14

Police pledge to continue investigating the case.

The Teacher’s Pet is currently not available to listen to in Australia due to the ongoing court …

Episode 13 - The System

August 9th, 2018

1:30:43

The Justice system struggles to find answers to Lyn's disappearance.

The Teacher’s Pet is currently not available to listen to in Australia due to the ongoing court case. Hedley Thomas' podcasts The Night Driver and …

Episode 12 - Momentum

August 2nd, 2018

1:12:56

Former Cromer High students share their experiences.

The Teacher’s Pet is currently not available to listen to in Australia due to the ongoing court case. Hedley Thomas' podcasts The Night Driver and Shandee's Story are …

Episode 11 - Loyalty

July 26th, 2018

1:15:24

Police ramp up investigations into the case.

The Teacher’s Pet is currently not available to listen to in Australia due to the ongoing court case. …

Episode 10 - Damaged

July 19th, 2018

1:24:12

Police interviews reveal details about the case. 

The Teacher’s Pet is currently not available to listen to in Australia due to the ongoing court …

Episode 9 - Dreamworld

July 12th, 2018

1:04:05

Chris and his family move homes.

The Teacher’s Pet is currently not available to listen to in Australia due to the ongoing court case. Hedley Thomas' podcasts The Night Driver and Shandee's Story are available now, and

Episode 8 - Hopeless

July 5th, 2018

1:06:01

Hopes fade for ever finding Lyn alive. 

The Teacher’s Pet is currently not available to listen to in Australia due to the ongoing court case. Hedley Thomas' podcasts The Night Driver and Shandee's Story are available …

Episode 7 - The Rings

June 28th, 2018

1:07:10

Chris takes a new step in his life.  

The Teacher’s Pet is currently not available to listen to in Australia due to the ongoing court case. Hedley Thomas' podcasts The Night Driver and Shandee's Story are available now, …

Episode 6 - Gone

June 21st, 2018

57:38

Theories abound as to where Lyn might be.

The Teacher’s Pet is currently not available to listen to in Australia due to the ongoing court case. Hedley Thomas' podcasts The Night Driver and Shandee's Story are available …

Episode 5 - A Lovely Drink

June 14th, 2018

1:04:37

Looking for answers to Lyn's disappearance.

The Teacher’s Pet is currently not available to listen to in Australia due to the ongoing court case. Hedley Thomas' podcasts The Night Driver and Shandee's Story are …

Episode 4 - Soft Soil

June 7th, 2018

1:02:16

Lyn goes missing.

The Teacher’s Pet is currently not available to listen to in Australia due to the ongoing court case. Hedley Thomas' podcasts The Night Driver and Shandee's Story are available now, and The Teacher's …

Episode 3 - Bruised

May 31st, 2018

49:40

Family and friends talk about life in Sydney's Northern Beaches.

The Teacher’s Pet is currently not available to listen to in Australia due to the ongoing court case. Hedley Thomas' podcasts The Night Driver and …

Episode 2 - Cromer High

May 23rd, 2018

55:32

Chris was a sports teacher at Cromer High School.

The Teacher’s Pet is currently not available to listen to in Australia due to the ongoing court …

Episode 1 - Bayview

May 18th, 2018

41:13

Lynette Dawson was a devoted wife and mother before she went missing.

The Teacher’s Pet is currently not available to listen to in Australia due to the ongoing court case. Hedley Thomas' podcasts The Night Driver and …

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