The Teacher’s Trial

Publisher:
The Australian

The Teacher’s Trial

5.0/5

Critic Rating

From Hedley Thomas and the journalists at The Australian, The Teacher's Trial follows the events in the trial of Chris Dawson, who is accused of the murder of his wife Lynette Dawson. To read The Australian's ongoing coverage of the trial search The Teacher's Trial or click here.


Critic Reviews

Score: 5

Ximena Smith • Stuff NZ Jun 12, 2022

"What’s quite surreal about this new series is the extent to which the earlier podcast is now part of the story...While the first episode of The Teacher’s Trial gives listeners a refresher of the case’s details, I recommend going back and listening to all of The Teacher’s Pet first, before listening to this new series, if you’re unfamiliar with the story. "

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Score: 5

Sunday Post Staff • The Sunday Post Jun 8, 2022

"It is a tremendously fascinating look into the legal proceedings of a high-profile murder trial, and most interestingly, the role of new media in the criminal justice system. Many “true crime” podcasts can feel distasteful in its gleeful use of tragedy as entertainment fodder, but The Teacher’s Trial has been especially fascinating for its ability to turn the investigative reporting in on itself, and the morality of inviting audiences into real crime, and real tragedies."

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