19 episodes

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.

The Teacher's Pet The Australian

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.6, 2.4K Ratings

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.

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
2.4K Ratings

2.4K Ratings

themindkeys ,

Compelling

Shocking story. Justice should be served up to those responsible

wotsitears ,

Fascinating story diluted by too many episodes

I stuck with this until episode 13 then gave up listening to all of the later ones. For a very well researched and interesting story it’s way too repetitive. So much so, it actually becomes boring. It’s taken decades for anyone to take this case on properly, Lynette deserved better. One of the most shocking things is how many people truly loved this lady and yet did nothing when she vanished off the face of the earth. It’s possible justice will be served as her husband has been arrested. Please make the subsequent podcasts informative, punchy and about the current situation not rehash the previous episodes into lengthy ‘new’ podcasts.

LuckyStar** ,

Interesting content. Cheesy delivery

Skip the “bonus conversations” these don’t provide any useful content.

The “creepy musak” is over used. The attempts to create suspense are transparent and the male reporters “radio voice” is straight out of the 80s.

The content is interesting and a very sad indictment on how this missing woman’s life is undervalued. I sincerely hope they find what has happened to this mum. And, at the very least, the coroner can make recommendations about how these types of missing persons can be managed in future.

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