The Lady Vanishes

The Lady Vanishes

By 7NEWS Podcasts

A much-loved mother, teacher and friend steps on a plane for an overseas adventure and is never seen again. Marion Barter, the former wife of Australian soccer great Johnny Warren, went missing in 1997. The circumstances surrounding her disappearance are bizarre. Her daughter has never given up hope of finding her. This is her quest.

Episodes

Tipping Point

Emotions are in overdrive with just days until the State Coroner delivers her findings into Marion’s disappearance. Criminal Behavioural Analyst Laura Richards gives her final assessment of the case, and how you can help one of Ric Blum’s victims. Plus, some BIG news from The Lady Vanishes team. Fundraiser for Ghislaine Danlois-Dubois.https://schoolworkssupplies.com.au/the-lady-vanishes-fundraiser Laura Richards' Crime Analyst Series on Marion: https://www.crime-analyst.com/p/case-006/ Laura's most recent Crime Analyst episode: Ep 174: Analyzing the Murder of Dr Naomi Dancy with Sam Robins, Part 4 And Laura's Crime Analyst You Tube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCksfRSwfwFqUCjcxKYju6_Q   Theme: Identity Crisis - Myuu - thedarkpiano.com Troublemaker Theme - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/  The Call - Mattia Cupelli at mattiacupelli.com Countdown - Myuu  - thedarkpiano.com   Unnatural Situation by Kevin MacLeod Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4567-unnatural-situation  License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license  Artist website: https://incompetech.com   Impact Prelude by Kevin MacLeod https://incompetech.com/  License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
22/02/24·50m 54s

Kiss of Death

Our deep dive on Ric Blum continues as we learn more about who he is and the trail of destruction he's left in his wake.Music credits:Theme: Identity Crisis - Myuu - thedarkpiano.comLook Out - Myuu - thedarkpiano.comWalking into Darkness - Myuu - thedarkpiano.comTroublemaker Theme - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/ Unnatural Situation by Kevin MacLeodFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4567-unnatural-situation License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.comRising Tide by Kevin MacLeodFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/5027-rising-tide License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.comThe Call - Mattia Cupelli at mattiacupelli.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
24/07/23·56m 47s

Introducing The Man Behind the Rose

Disgraced former Beattie Government health minister Gordon Nuttall was sentenced to 14 years for corruption and perjury. Until now he hasn’t been allowed to tell his story without the very real threat of going back to jail. Now he is lifting the lid on Queensland’s most high profile political scandal.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
20/07/23·1m 13s

The Beginning

Evelyn retraces her steps to the beginning, when her mother met and married Willy Wouters, aka Ric Blum. And we chase down leads that yield stunning information about Mr Blum and about Marion.Music credits:Theme: Identity Crisis - Myuu - thedarkpiano.comThe Order’s Theme - Myuu  - thedarkpiano.comRound That Corner - Myuu  - thedarkpiano.comCountdown - Myuu  - thedarkpiano.comPoltergeist - Myuu -  thedarkpiano.comSilent Turmoil - Myuu -  thedarkpiano.comBelgian Folk Muisc - Belgium-StokkendansRising Tide by Kevin MacLeodFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/5027-rising-tide License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.comIvory by Luca FraulaLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/8312-ivoryLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/07/23·1h 26m

Le Diabolique

Alison, Evelyn and the Spotlight crew travel to Luxembourg, where colleagues Tom and Yannick reveal what they’ve uncovered, and we catch up with the brave woman who rejected Ric Blum’s advances and witnessed some very strange behaviour. Music credits:Theme: Identity Crisis - Myuu - thedarkpiano.comCrime Thriller Podcast by Dave DevilleFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/9532-crime-thriller-podcast License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Look Out - Myuu - thedarkpiano.comInformative Pizzicato by Steven OBrienFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/10920-informative-pizzicato License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
27/06/23·1h 11m

The Debt

Some parents leave their children an inheritance, Ric Blum left his daughter Evelyn a debt worth millions of francs. Plus, we feature the gripping interview of Liam Bartlett speaking to Ghislaine Danlois, who claims Mr Blum left her more than 300,000 Euros poorer.  Music Credits:Theme: Identity Crisis - Myuu - thedarkpiano.comMy Belgian Rose: Elliot Shaw-Charles Hart (1918)Unnatural Situation by Kevin MacLeodFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4567-unnatural-situation License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.comDeadly Sorrow - Myuu - thedarkpiano.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
26/06/23·58m 53s

Daughter

Alison and Sally meet with Evelyn, the daughter of Ric Blum, before Alison and Evelyn travel to Belgium to unravel more of her father’s intricate past. Spotlight, Seven’s current affairs show, captures the incredible new developments. Music credits:Theme: Identity Crisis - Myuu - thedarkpiano.comDarkest Child by Kevin MacLeodFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/3615-darkest-child License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Walking into Darkness - Myuu - thedarkpiano.comNebula - Myuu - thedarkpiano.comTroublemaker Theme - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Unsafe Roads by Alexander NakaradaLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/4923-unsafe-roadsLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
25/06/23·1h 19m

Aftermath

Sally reflects on the new evidence revealed in court; an old friend of Marion’s speaks out… plus could another woman have had a close call with Ric Blum?Music credits:Theme: Identity Crisis - Myuu - thedarkpiano.comTroublemaker Theme - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Countdown - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Breaking News 3 by Sascha EndeFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/5952-breaking-news-3 License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
14/06/23·1h 9m

The Inquest: Part 19

A stuttering and stumbling Ric Blum comes under pressure, as lawyers seek an explanation about comments he made for the first time in court. Plus - Mr Blum's response to the evidence of new witnesses. Thanks to Alliance Française de Brisbane afbrisbane.comMusic credits:Theme: Identity Crisis - Myuu - thedarkpiano.comFinal Step by Rafael KruxLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/5294-final-step- License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseRising Tide by Kevin MacLeodFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/5027-rising-tide License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.com A Darker Heart - https://audionautix.comThe Call - Mattia Cupelli at mattiacupelli.comTroublemaker Theme - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/The Order’s Theme - Myuu - thedarkpiano.comCountdown by Alexander NakaradaFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4865-countdown License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://www.serpentsoundstudios.com/Breaking News 2 by Sascha EndeFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/5951-breaking-news-2 License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/06/23·58m 17s

The Inquest: Part 18

The inquest into the disappearance of Marion Barter resumes, with two women in their 90s - the star witnesses. So determined are they to have their voices heard and their stories told, they get up in the middle of the night in Europe to recount their interactions with Ric Blum.Music credits:Theme: Identity Crisis - Myuu - thedarkpiano.comFinal Step by Rafael KruxLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/5294-final-step- License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseRising Tide by Kevin MacLeodFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/5027-rising-tide License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.com A Darker Heart - https://audionautix.comThe Call - Mattia Cupelli at mattiacupelli.comTroublemaker Theme - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/The Order’s Theme - Myuu - thedarkpiano.comCountdown by Alexander NakaradaFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4865-countdown License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://www.serpentsoundstudios.com/Breaking News 2 by Sascha EndeFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/5951-breaking-news-2 License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
08/06/23·50m 58s

Gaslight

An inquest announcement, as a poisons expert and a criminal behavioural analyst give their assessment of Ric Blum's history. Plus, putting together the pieces - a timeline of Blum's life and actions, and how they link to Marion Barter.Links for Laura Richards:Crime Analyst podcast: https://www.crime-analyst.com/episodes/Crime Analyst Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/@crimeanalystWebsite: https://www.thelaurarichards.com/Music credits:Theme: Identity Crisis - Myuu - thedarkpiano.comCornered - Myuu - thedarkpiano.comWalking into Darkness - Myuu - thedarkpiano.comLook Out - Myuu - thedarkpiano.comTroublemaker Theme - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Bad Encounter - Myuu - thedarkpiano.comThe Call - Mattia Cupelli at mattiacupelli.comBreaking News 3 by Sascha EndeFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/5952-breaking-news-3 License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
23/03/23·1h 19m

The One Who Got Away

Monique Cornelius finally speaks out - revealing the terrifying admission which made her fear Ric Blum, plus the reason she believes she escaped his advances.Also, an appeal for another possible victim in Melbourne. What an estranged daughter and cousin's widow had to say.Music credits:Theme: Identity Crisis - Myuu - thedarkpiano.comUnnatural Situation by Kevin MacLeodFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4567-unnatural-situation License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Perspectives by Kevin MacLeodFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4207-perspectives License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Crickets SFX - Played N Faved https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQb8sOHpJl4EMFlotcqxrjQDown the Rabbit Hole - Myuu - thedarkpiano.comBad Encounter - Myuu - thedarkpiano.comLook Out - Myuu - thedarkpiano.comDon’t Die on Me - Myuu - thedarkpiano.comBad Encounters - Myuu - thedarkpiano.comThe Call - Mattia Cupelli at mattiacupelli.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
05/03/23·1h 36m

Introducing 'Shot in the Dark'

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12/02/23·1m 53s

Introducing 'The Flying Dutchman'

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18/12/22·2m 33s

Introducing 'Inside the Tribe'

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05/12/22·5m 52s

Special Announcement

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28/11/22·2m 3s

Tainted Love (part 2)

In her own words - Ghislaine's recollections of Ric Blum.Thanks to Alliance Français de Brisbane https://www.afbrisbane.com/Theme: Identity Crisis - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Flip The Script by Otis GallowayFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/9564-flip-the-script License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://linktr.ee/ogallowaymakesmusic Unnatural Situation by Kevin MacLeodFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4567-unnatural-situation License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.comNo Suspects by Tim KuligFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/8870-no-suspects License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://timkulig.com/albumsFinal Step by Rafael KruxLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/5294-final-step- License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
27/11/22·1h 26m

Tainted Love

It's an all too familiar love story built on a web of lies that left a woman heartbroken, humiliated and robbed of her life savings. Only this time, it happened in Belgium. More details of Ghislaine's affair with Ric Blum will leave you gobsmacked, as will the memories of other listeners who are now coming forward to detail their encounters with the `man of many names.' Thanks to Alliance Français de Brisbane https://www.afbrisbane.com/Theme: Identity Crisis - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Look Out - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Countdown - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Unnatural Situation by Kevin MacLeodFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4567-unnatural-situation License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.com Unsafe Roads by Alexander NakaradaFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4923-unsafe-roadsLicense (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseArtist website: https://www.serpentsoundstudios.com/Final Step by Rafael KruxLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/5294-final-step- License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseNo Suspects by Tim KuligFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/8870-no-suspects License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://timkulig.com/albumsRising by Kevin MacLeodFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4290-rising License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.comThe Question Is (Quizpackage) by Sascha EndeFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/228-the-question-is-quizpackage License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://www.sascha-ende.de + more - contact The Lady Vanishes for details/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
18/11/22·1h 23m

The Catch-Up - 6

For our new listeners, and our long time supporters who want a refresher, this 6-part bonus catch-up series of The Lady Vanishes provides an overview of the case of Marion Barter. It's been a long journey from where we started back in April 2019 to where we are today, and these catch-up episodes will get you up to speed, quickly.Theme: Identity Crisis - Myuu - thedarkpiano.comEp15 - Countdown - MyuuEp15 - Music from https://filmmusic.io"Spy Story: The Agent" by Sascha Ende (https://www.sascha-ende.de)License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)Ep16 - A Darker Heart - https://audionautix.comEp16 - Music from https://filmmusic.io"Perspectives" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)Ep16 - What Could Have Been - MyuuEp16 - Ita - Cold ChiselEp16 - Countdown - Myuu Ep17 - Enter the Maze by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/3712-enter-the-mazeLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/Ep17 - Rising Tide by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/5027-rising-tideLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/Ep17 - Final Step by Rafael KruxLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/5294-final-step-License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/Ep17 - Troublemaker Theme - MyuuEp18 - Rising Tide by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/5027-rising-tideLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/Ep18 - A Darker Heart - https://audionautix.comEp18 - Final Step by Rafael KruxLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/5294-final-step-License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/Ep19 - Enter the Maze by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/3712-enter-the-mazeLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/Ep19- Look Out - MyuuEp19 - Countdown - MyuuSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
13/11/22·1h 13m

The Catch-Up - 5

For our new listeners, and our long time supporters who want a refresher, this 6-part bonus catch-up series of The Lady Vanishes provides an overview of the case of Marion Barter. It's been a long journey from where we started back in April 2019 to where we are today, and these catch-up episodes will get you up to speed, quickly.Theme: Identity Crisis - Myuu - thedarkpiano.comEp12 - A Darker Heart - https://audionautix.comEp12 - Round That Corner - MyuuEp12 - Octagon by Silent Partner is licensed under a  Creative Commons License.Ep13 - Troublemaker Theme - MyuuEp13- Look Out - MyuuEp13 - Countdown - MyuuEp13 - Music from https://filmmusic.io"Hitman" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)Ep14 - Something’s Wrong - MyuuEp14 - Round That Corner - MyuuEp14- Look Out - Myuu Ep14 - Troublemaker Theme - MyuuEp14 - A Darker Heart - https://audionautix.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
13/11/22·1h 7m

The Catch-Up - 4

For our new listeners, and our long time supporters who want a refresher, this 6-part bonus catch-up series of The Lady Vanishes provides an overview of the case of Marion Barter. It's been a long journey from where we started back in April 2019 to where we are today, and these catch-up episodes will get you up to speed, quickly.Theme: Identity Crisis - Myuu - thedarkpiano.comEp10 - Countdown - MyuuEp10 - It’s Not Over Yet - MyuuEp10 - Round That Corner - MyuuEp10 - Acc Meditation 2 - https://audionautix.comEp10 - Clap Along - https://audionautix.comEp10 - Final Showdown - MyuuCinematic Suspense Series Episode 004 by Sascha EndeFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/5798-cinematic-suspense-series-episode-004 License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://www.sascha-ende.de Ep11 - Troublemaker Theme - MyuuEp11 - Look Out - MyuuEp11 - Countdown - MyuuEnter the Maze by Kevin MacLeodFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/3712-enter-the-maze License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
13/11/22·1h 4m

The Catch-Up - 3

For our new listeners, and our long time supporters who want a refresher, this 6-part bonus catch-up series of The Lady Vanishes provides an overview of the case of Marion Barter. It's been a long journey from where we started back in April 2019 to where we are today, and these catch-up episodes will get you up to speed, quickly.Theme: Identity Crisis - Myuu - thedarkpiano.comEp5 - Disintegrating - MyuuEp5 - Troublemaker Theme - MyuuEp5 - March if the Titans - MyuuEp5 - Edge of Life - MyuuEp5 - Restless Dreams - MyuuEp6 - Ep6 - Final Showdown - MyuuEp9 - Troublemaker Theme - MyuuEp9 - The Call - Mattia CupelliSatiate - only percussion by Kevin MacLeodFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4320-satiate-only-percussion License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
13/11/22·51m 40s

The Catch-Up - 2

For our new listeners, and our long time supporters who want a refresher, this 6-part bonus catch-up series of The Lady Vanishes provides an overview of the case of Marion Barter. It's been a long journey from where we started back in April 2019 to where we are today, and these catch-up episodes will get you up to speed, quickly. Theme: Identity Crisis - Myuu - thedarkpiano.comEp4 - Don’t Die on Me - MyuuEp4 - Tech - Marc WrightEp4 - Restless Dreams - MyuuEp4 - Walking into Darkness - MyuuEp4 - A Darker Heart - https://audionautix.comEp4 - Evil Returns - MyuuEp4 - The Call - Mattia CupelliEp4 - Countdown - MyuuEp4 - Bad Encounter - MyuuEp4 - Look Out - MyuuEp4 - Edge of Life - MyuuSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
13/11/22·51m 14s

The Catch-Up - 1

For our new listeners, and our long time supporters who want a refresher, this 6-part bonus catch-up series of The Lady Vanishes provides an overview of the case of Marion Barter. It's been a long journey from where we started back in April 2019 to where we are today, and these catch-up episodes will get you up to speed, quickly.Theme: Identity Crisis - Myuu - thedarkpiano.comEp1 - What Could Have Been - Myuu - thedarkpiano.comEp1 - Walking into Darkness - Myuu - thedarkpiano.comEp1 - Look Out - Myuu - thedarkpiano.comEp1 - Round That Corner - Myuu - thedarkpiano.comEp1 - Happy Birthday (sad piano version) - Myuu - thedarkpiano.comEp1 - Troublemaker Theme - Myuu - thedarkpiano.comEp1 - Deadly Sorrow - Myuu - thedarkpiano.comEp2 - Acoustic Guitar 1 - https://audionautix.comEp2 - 60s Dance! - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UkXhvmc6PVUEp2 - What Could Have Been - MyuuEp2 - The Call - Mattia CupelliEp2 - Troublemaker Theme - MyuuEp2 - Round That Corner - MyuuEp2 - Look Out - MyuuEp2 - Quiet - https://audionautix.comEp3 - Final Showdown - MyuuEp3 - Countdown - MyuuEp3 - The Call - Mattia CupelliEp3 - A Darker Heart - https://audionautix.comEp3 - It’s Not Over Yet - MyuuEp3 - Troublemaker Theme - MyuuEp3 - Acc Meditation 2 - https://audionautix.comEp3 - Look Out - MyuuEp3 - Gone - Marc WrightSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
13/11/22·1h 14m

Wild Claims

A new alleged victim of Ric Blum comes forward in Belgium after seeing coverage of The Lady Vanishes in a Luxembourg newspaper. Her extraordinary and very familiar claims of romance, deception, theft and... poison. Thanks to Alliance Français de Brisbane ( afbrisbane.com )Theme: Identity Crisis - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Crime Thriller Podcast by Dave Deville Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/9532-crime-thriller-podcast License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://www.davedevillemusic.com/ No Suspects by Tim KuligFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/8870-no-suspects License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://timkulig.com/albums Troublemaker Theme - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Countdown - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/The Call - Mattia Cupelli https://www.mattiacupelli.com A Darker Heart - Audionautixhttps://audionautix.com Hitman by Kevin MacLeodFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/3880-hitman License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.com Enter the Maze by Kevin MacLeodFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/3712-enter-the-maze License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.com Rising by Kevin MacLeodFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4290-rising License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
09/11/22·1h

The Inquest Resumes

A former bank manager makes startling new claims of seeing Marion in public just a few years ago, as the Coroner hears from the lawyers about what findings she should make... about what happened to Marion.Thanks to Alliance Français de Brisbane ( afbrisbane.com )Theme: Identity Crisis - Myuu  https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Flip The Script by Otis GallowayFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/9564-flip-the-script License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://linktr.ee/ogallowaymakesmusic Unnatural Situation by Kevin MacLeodFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4567-unnatural-situation License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.com Rising Tide by Kevin MacLeodFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/5027-rising-tide License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.com Countdown - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Bad Encounter - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/The Question Is (Quizpackage) by Sascha EndeFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/228-the-question-is-quizpackage License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://www.sascha-ende.de Satiate - only percussion by Kevin MacLeod Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4320-satiate-only-percussion License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
08/11/22·47m 31s

Secrets and Lies

We dig deeper into Ric Blum's finances and find out what options are available to investigators and if there are other charges that can be laid against him.Theme: Identity Crisis - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Unsafe Roads by Alexander NakaradaFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4923-unsafe-roadsLicense (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseArtist website: https://www.serpentsoundstudios.com/Blackout by Frank SchroeterFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/9278-blackoutLicense (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseArtist on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/frank.schroeter.52Flip The Script by Otis GallowayFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/9564-flip-the-scriptLicense (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseArtist website: https://linktr.ee/ogallowaymakesmusicTroublemaker Theme - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Countdown - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
02/08/22·1h 5m

BONUS: Conversations 21

In a preview to episode 41, Sally, Bryan, Alison and Joni discuss where the investigation is at and where to from here.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
29/07/22·42m 2s

The Money Trail

The origins of Ric Blum and how he apparently funded his high-flying lifestyle on a pensioner's budget. We also hear from a man who says Ric used to boast to him about his nefarious activities.Thanks to Alliance Française de Brisbane https://www.afbrisbane.com/Nebula - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Troublemaker Theme - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Look Out - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Round That Corner - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Unnatural Situation by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/4567-unnatural-situationLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licensePiruw - Keith O’Sullivanhttps://www.youtube.com/c/KeithOSullivanmusic/featuredSurf Shimmy by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/4448-surf-shimmyLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseUnsafe Roads by Alexander NakaradaLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/4923-unsafe-roadsLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseRock Guitar Intro 07 by TaigaSoundProdFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/8342-rock-guitar-intro-07License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseArtist website: https://linktr.ee/taigasoundprodHitman by Kevin MacLeodFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/3880-hitmanLicense (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseArtist website: https://incompetech.comTape calculator SFX by Tomlija freesound.orgCountdown by Alexander NakaradaFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4865-countdownLicense (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseArtist website: https://www.serpentsoundstudios.com/Spy Story: The Agent by Sascha EndeFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/84-spy-story-the-agentLicense (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseArtist website: https://www.sascha-ende.deRising Tide by Kevin MacLeodFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/5027-rising-tideLicense (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseArtist website: https://incompetech.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
09/07/22·54m 40s

Twisted Tales

The brief of evidence is laid out with more on the police interrogation and what detectives thought of the answers provided by Ric Blum. Also, what options are available to the Coroner and where to from here.Thanks to the Alliance Française de BrisbaneTheme: Identity Crisis - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Round That Corner - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Troublemaker Theme - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Look Out - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Poltergeist - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Final Step by Rafael KruxLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/5294-final-step-License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseBlackout by Frank SchröterLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/9278-blackoutLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseWaiting Room #2 by Brian Holtz MusicLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/7149-waiting-room-2License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseUnnatural Situation by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/4567-unnatural-situationLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseNo Suspects by Tim KuligLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/8870-no-suspectsLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseThe Call - Mattia Cupelli https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Ivory by Luca FraulaLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/8312-ivoryLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseRising Tide by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/5027-rising-tideLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseUnderscore#6 by Lilo SoundLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/6378-underscore-6License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
27/06/22·1h

After the Inquest

Our first glimpse of the full brief of evidence, plus Janet Oldenburg's reaction to the inquest and an interview with her U.K. cousin John.Thanks to Alliance Français de Brisbane ( afbrisbane.com )Theme: Identity Crisis - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Troublemaker Theme - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Breaking News 4 by Sascha Ende®Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/5953-breaking-news-4License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseBlackout by Frank SchröterLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/9278-blackoutLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseUnsafe Roads by Alexander NakaradaLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/4923-unsafe-roadsLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseMarch of the Mind by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/4020-march-of-the-mindLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseDark Secrets (DECISION) by Sascha Ende®Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/246-dark-secrets-decision-License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseNebula - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Cornered - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Unnatural Situation by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/4567-unnatural-situationLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/06/22·1h 1m

The Inquest: Part 16

The final day of evidence; What Mr Blum had to say, Sally's heartfelt impact statement and some words from the State Coroner.Thanks to Alliance Francaise de Brisbane https://www.afbrisbane.com/ Theme: Identity Crisis - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Troublemaker Theme - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Look Out - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/What Could Have Been - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Rising Tide by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/5027-rising-tideLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
15/05/22·44m 31s

The Inquest: Part 15

Mr Blum's evidence becomes more outlandish and contradictory, yet despite gaping holes in his testimony, he maintains he's telling the truth. Instead, he accuses all of the women who've spoken out against him of lying. Plus, the extraordinary love letter that you won't be able to forget.Thanks to Alliance Française Brisbane https://www.afbrisbane.com/Theme: Identity Crisis - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Walking into Darkness - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Look Out - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Troublemaker Theme - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Countdown - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Satiate - only percussion by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/4320-satiate---only-percussionLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseRising Tide by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/5027-rising-tideLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseNo Suspects by Tim KuligLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/8870-no-suspectsLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/05/22·1h 8m

The Inquest: Part 14

The inquest resumes and Mr Blum's stories keep changing. Has his mind become muddled or is it a ploy?Sally's team of super sleuths travel from across the world to support her.Thanks to Alliance Française, Brisbane https://www.afbrisbane.com/Theme: Identity Crisis - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/No Suspects by Tim KuligLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/8870-no-suspectsLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseTroublemaker Theme - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Rising Tide by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/5027-rising-tideLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseThey're Coming by Tim KuligLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/8494-they-re-comingLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseThe Call - Mattia Cupelli https://www.thedarkpiano.com/A Darker Heart - Jason Shaw on https://audionautix.com/Ishikari Lore by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/3929-ishikari-loreLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseLook Out - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
06/05/22·1h

Digging for Answers

Since the inquest into Marion Barter's disappearance was adjourned a couple of months ago, devastating floods and Covid have been playing havoc with lives in this part of Australia. However, we've been doing some digging for information behind the scenes as we prepare for Mr Blum to take the stand for three final days.Theme: Identity Crisis - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Troublemaker Theme - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Half Mystery by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/5026-half-mysteryLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseOutsider - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/The Orders Theme - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Final Step by Rafael KruxLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/5294-final-step-License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseSatiate - only percussion by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/4320-satiate---only-percussionLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
24/04/22·46m 16s

The Inquest: Part 13

Confusion and contradictions in Mr Blum's evidence as he recounts his relationships with Janet Oldenburg... and Marion Barter.Thanks to Alliance Française in Brisbane https://www.afbrisbane.com/Theme: Identity Crisis - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Troublemaker Theme - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Look Out - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Round That Corner - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Bad Encounter - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Countdown - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Shesh Pesh by JR Tundra. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bRLzy4vnM0E&list=PLebjlktxMYF0CriykStd08a2v8Y-R6o7C&index=3Rising Tide by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/5027-rising-tideLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseOctagon by Silent Partner is licensed under a  Creative Commons License.A Darker Heart - Jason Shaw on https://audionautix.com/Dark Secrets (Decision) by Sascha EndeLink: https://filmmusic.ioLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
06/03/22·53m 1s

The Inquest: Part 12

Barrister Adam Casselden digs deeper... to find out why Ric Blum created a personal ad and obtained a driver's licence using Fernand Remakel's identity.With thanks to: Alliance Française Brisbane - https://www.afbrisbane.com/Theme: Identity Crisis - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Troublemaker Theme - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Look Out - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Walking into Darkness - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Deadly Sorrow - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Crime Scene - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/The Call - Mattia Cupelli https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Evil Returns - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Something’s Wrong - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Bad Encounter - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Satiate - only percussion by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/4320-satiate---only-percussionLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
27/02/22·1h 6m

The Inquest: Part 11

A lifetime of lies unravels as Marion Barter’s secret lover gives evidence.Theme: Identity Crisis - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Troublemaker Theme - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/March of the Mind by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/4020-march-of-the-mindLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseLook Out - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Round That Corner - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Countdown - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Bad Man - Marc WrightSomething’s Wrong - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/No Suspects by Tim KuligLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/8870-no-suspectsLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseRising Tide by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/5027-rising-tideLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseA Darker Heart - Jason Shaw on https://audionautix.com/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
22/02/22·47m 53s

The Inquest: Part 10

Evidence from the wife of Marion Barter's mystery lover. What she has just found out about her husband of 46 years.Theme: Identity Crisis - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Troublemaker Theme - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/No Suspects by Tim KuligLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/8870-no-suspectsLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseIgnotus by Agnese ValmaggiaLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/6273-ignotusLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseLong Note Two by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/3994-long-note-twoLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseFinal Step by Rafael KruxLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/5294-final-step-License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseRising Tide by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/5027-rising-tideLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseThe Call - Mattia Cupelli https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Satiate - only percussion by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/4320-satiate---only-percussionLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseCountdown - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/March of the Mind by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/4020-march-of-the-mindLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
17/02/22·58m 53s

A Man of Many Names

Just who is this man linked to the mystery disappearance of Marion Barter?Theme: Identity Crisis - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Troublemaker Theme - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/March of the Mind by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/4020-march-of-the-mindLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseSatiate - only percussion by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/4320-satiate---only-percussionLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/02/22·33m 27s

The Inquest: Part 9

They didn't know Marion... but they did know a certain mystery man. The extraordinary revelations of Ginette and Janet.Thanks to Alliance Française de Brisbane https://www.afbrisbane.comTheme: Identity Crisis - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Troublemaker Theme - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Countdown - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/The Call - Mattia Cupelli https://www.mattiacupelli.com/Long Note Four by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/3991-long-note-fourLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
08/02/22·49m 48s

The Inquest: Part 8

Why Queensland Police officers were convinced Marion Barter was alive and well in late 1997.Theme: Identity Crisis - MyuuTroublemaker Theme - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/A Darker Heart - Jason Shaw on https://audionautix.com/Rising Tide by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/5027-rising-tideLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseNo Suspects by Tim KuligLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/8870-no-suspectsLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseMoments Of Tension by Rafael KruxLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/5337-moments-of-tension-License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseCountdown - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
05/02/22·22m 34s

The Inquest: Part 7

A secret lover with many identities: bombshell evidence revealed as the inquest resumes into the disappearance of Marion Barter.Music:Troublemaker Theme - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/The Final Showdown - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Final Step by Rafael KruxLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/5294-final-step-License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseWaiting Room #2 by Brian Holtz MusicLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/7149-waiting-room-2License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseRising Tide by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/5027-rising-tideLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
03/02/22·35m 21s

Inquest 2022

Get set for part 2 of the inquest into the disappearance of Marion Barter. Coming: February 2022Theme: Identity Crisis - - Myuu thedarkpiano.com https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
09/01/22·1m 30s

25. The Inquest: Part 6

The inquest hears from Marion's former neighbour, a colleague and a love interest before proceedings wind up. Sally gives her take on the two weeks of hearings… and it’s not over yet.Theme: Identity Crisis - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Troublemaker Theme - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Ignotus by Agnese ValmaggiaLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/6273-ignotusLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license A Darker Heart - https://audionautix.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/07/21·39m 19s

24. The Inquest: Part 5

Two of Marion Barter's three sisters give evidence at the inquest into her disappearance: why one has changed her mind about what she thinks happened to her.Theme: Identity Crisis - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Troublemaker Theme - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Ignotus by Agnese ValmaggiaLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/6273-ignotusLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
08/07/21·34m 48s

23. The Inquest: Part 4

Sally Leydon is called to give evidence at her mother's inquest, over three gruelling days.Theme: Identity Crisis - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Troublemaker Theme - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Ignotus by Agnese ValmaggiaLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/6273-ignotusLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
04/07/21·54m 50s

22. The Inquest: Part 3

The evidence of Sally's husband Chris Leydon, the former girlfriend of Sally's brother Owen and a couple of Marion's oldest friends. A$250,000 reward is posted - plus the inquest hears from the Inspector now in charge of the New South Wales missing persons unit.Theme: Identity Crisis - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Troublemaker Theme - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Ignotus by Agnese ValmaggiaLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/6273-ignotusLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseRising Tide by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/5027-rising-tideLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
01/07/21·30m 5s

21. The Inquest: Part 2

Two police officers connected with the case (including the one who first spoke with Sally in 1997) give evidence, as Sydney's Covid outbreak worsens.Theme: Identity Crisis - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Troublemaker Theme - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Ignotus by Agnese ValmaggiaLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/6273-ignotusLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
29/06/21·18m 18s

20. The Inquest: Part 1

A $250,000 reward as the inquest into Marion Barter’s disappearance begins. We hear from a detective, bankers, a dentist and optometrist on days one and two. Plus, the impact of a Covid outbreak on proceedings.Theme: Identity Crisis - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/A Darker Heart - https://audionautix.comTroublemaker Theme - Myuu https://www.thedarkpiano.com/Ignotus by Agnese ValmaggiaLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/6273-ignotusLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseFinal Step by Rafael KruxLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/5294-final-step-License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseRising Tide by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/5027-rising-tideLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
27/06/21·35m 43s

BONUS: Conversations 20

Day 1 of the inquest into Marion Barter's disappearance. Sally and the team meet before proceedings begin and look ahead at what will be a big two weeks in Sydney and northern New South Wales. **Please note** this episode was recorded before a Covid outbreak in Sydney prevented Sally from travelling there for the inquest. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
20/06/21·27m 1s

Inquest 2021 Promo

Less than a month to go until the inquest into Marion Barter's disappearance. Sally prepares for what could be the final destination in her long journey for information. Theme: Identity Crisis - - Myuu thedarkpiano.com https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
23/05/21·2m 24s

Introducing - Accidental Celebrity

Imagine your trauma leads the news. Your private life is then public property. Your anonymity is lost. That’s what it’s like to become an accidental celebrity. Now, the spotlight is turned around. Each weekly episode offers rare media insights from an ordinary Australian who faced an extraordinary event. They expose the tricks of a competitive trade – the relentless pursuits, the manipulation and misrepresentation, the betrayals of truth and trust – with journalist Fiona Reynolds. Learn too why they participated in media coverage. This is the inside story on a shrewd industry that plucks unknowns from obscurity to feed our fascination with adversity and the strength of the human spirit. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
31/01/21·4m 4s

BONUS: Conversations 19

While relieved at the revelation of a Coronial Inquest, Sally discusses the toll it has taken and how she gets through every day. The team also chats about what else is happening behind the scenes. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
19/08/20·55m 18s

19. Turning Point

It's the decision we've been waiting so long for: one that brings relief and validation for Sally after half a lifetime searching for her mother.And 13 years after she was first asked, Sally finally becomes the face of Missing Persons week.Theme: Identity Crisis - MyuuMost of the music for The Lady Vanishes was composed by Nicolas Gasparini at thedarkpiano.com plus:Enter the Maze by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/3712-enter-the-mazeLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
16/08/20·45m 14s

BONUS: Conversations 18

Sally, Bryan and Alison discuss the latest tips that could help with the investigation into Marion’s disappearance. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
08/07/20·40m 31s

18. Secret Nuptials

The team uncovers more documents which lead to a surprise new theory about Marion’s disappearance. The involvement of another person is almost certain, as one of the country’s leading Coronial experts breaks down Marion’s case and explains what we can expect from an inquiry.Most of the music for The Lady Vanishes was composed by Nicolas Gasparini at thedarkpiano.com with additional tracks:Rising Tide by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/5027-rising-tideLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/A Darker Heart - https://audionautix.comFinal Step by Rafael KruxLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/5294-final-step-License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
05/07/20·42m 25s

17. Baby Steps

The wheels of justice turn slowly, but the team finally receives some new information after last year's tribunal hearing, which reveals how the system failed Marion and Sally. Also, tune in for the latest from the Coroner on an inquest.Most of the music for The Lady Vanishes was composed by Nicolas Gasparini at thedarkpiano.com with additional tracks:Enter the Maze by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/3712-enter-the-mazeLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/Rising Tide by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/5027-rising-tideLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/Final Step by Rafael KruxLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/5294-final-step-License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
05/04/20·40m 56s

16. Home Truths

Did Marion ever come back to Australia after embarking upon her European vacation 23 years ago? The team acquires a crucial document confirming a stunning truth.Australian icon Ita Buttrose reveals her connection to Marion and Sally meets the new Officer in Charge of the investigation.Most of the music for The Lady Vanishes was composed by Nicolas Gasparini at thedarkpiano.complusA Darker Heart - Jason Shaw https://audionautix.comMusic from https://filmmusic.io"Perspectives" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)'Ita' by Cold Chisel See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
22/12/19·1h 12m

BONUS: Conversations 17

As the final chapter for the year approaches, we discuss the latest breakthrough and why we're sure the mystery of what happened to Marion will be solved. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
20/12/19·47m 45s

BONUS: Conversations 16

The TLV team discusses the discovery of another person who may be able to help with the investigation into Marion’s disappearance – the pilot! They also foreshadow another imminent breakthrough and recap the last episode and the interesting online debate that has resulted. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
20/11/19·58m 13s

15. Progress

Our super sleuths track down someone we've been looking for since the investigation began. We revisit the Luxembourg connection and catch up with an inspirational man who knows more than most people what Sally is going through. He shares his story and explains what to expect if there's an inquest.Most of the music for The Lady Vanishes was composed by Nicolas Gasparini at thedarkpiano.complusMusic from https://filmmusic.io"Spy Story: The Agent" by Sascha Ende (https://www.sascha-ende.de)License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
17/11/19·1h 15m

Bonus: Conversations 15

The team announces that another major hurdle has been cleared. We also pay tribute to Marion on her birthday and discuss the most recent contact with Fernand Remakel in Luxembourg. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
02/10/19·54m 19s

BONUS: Conversations 14

The TLV team discusses the latest leads being chased, along with recent interviews and where to from here. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
18/09/19·58m 22s

14. DNA

Could Marion's old ballet slippers help the police investigation into her disappearance? Sally provides her DNA, a former colleague offers a new lead and we finally catch up with the last person to see Marion before she left Australia. Plus, a mysterious email from overseas - what is the link to Monsieur Remakel?Most of the music for The Lady Vanishes was composed by Nicolas Gasparini at thedarkpiano.com with additional tracks by Jason Shaw at audionautix.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
08/09/19·52m 11s

13. A Tangled Web

Unexpected new information about Marion's bank accounts: what it means for the investigation. We finally track down Marion's former boyfriend. Plus... The Good Cop, Ron Iddles. What's his take on the case?Most of the music for The Lady Vanishes was composed by Nicolas Gasparini at thedarkpiano.com with additional tracks by Mattia Cupelli at mattiacupelli.com and Jason Shaw at audionautix.comMusic from https://filmmusic.io"Hitman" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
04/08/19·54m 18s

12. Leydon v NSW Police

We reveal a major breakthrough! Plus, inside the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) hearing as Sally seeks access to documents in Marion's case file. Also, we track down the first police officer who Sally dealt with.Most of the music for The Lady Vanishes was composed by Nicolas Gasparini at thedarkpiano.com with additional tracks by Mattia Cupelli at mattiacupelli.com, Jason Shaw at audionautix.com and the track Octagon by Silent Partner is licensed under a  Creative Commons License. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
28/07/19·58m 40s

BONUS: Conversations 13

The TLV team is joined by radio legend Greg Cary.Plus NSW Police’s referral to the Coroner and why it’s media unit is now refusing to deal with Alison Sandy. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
24/07/19·52m 58s

Introducing 'Pendulum' - a new podcast

The body of a young mother is found beside an isolated road on a dark, foggy night at Sarina in 1978. Was it murder or suicide? Experts have thought both. Could a killer still be on the run? From the team that brought you The Lady Vanishes, a new podcast - Pendulum. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
23/07/19·1m 27s

BONUS: Conversations 12

The TLV team discusses its most recent trip to Byron Bay and details of the pending review into the investigation of Marion’s disappearance by NSW Police Homicide Unit. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
17/07/19·51m 30s

Bonus: Conversations 11

The Lady Vanishes team is joined by Mark Leveson, who shares a similar story to Sally following the disappearance of his son. But his perseverance was eventually rewarded when his son’s remains were found following a Coronial Inquest. Also, the latest on the investigation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/07/19·56m 9s

BONUS: Conversations 10

This week Sally, Alison and Bryan focus on ways to find out who made the withdrawals from Marion's bank account. Plus, they're joined by author and journalist Madonna King - the person responsible for introducing Sally and Alison. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
03/07/19·41m 13s

BONUS: Conversations 9

What happened at the NCAT hearing with NSW police. Why it's so important to Sally's plight to find out what happened to her mum. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
26/06/19·45m 25s

BONUS: Conversations 8

This week Sally, Alison and Bryan learn that a new police detective is taking on the case. Sally reaches out to find solicitors, real estate agents and travel agents who may have met with Marion before she went overseas. We're also joined by Australian True Crime podcaster Meshel Laurie. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
19/06/19·42m 10s

BONUS: Conversations 7

The Lady Vanishes Team is joined by Le Courrier Australien Editor-in-Chief to discuss the ad featuring M F Remakel, plus the latest on our investigation into Marion’s disappearance. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/06/19·35m 59s

11. Luxembourg

Our quest for answers leads us to the door of a man in Luxembourg. Could this be the culmination of Sally's search for her mum, Marion?Most of the music for The Lady Vanishes was composed by Nicolas Gasparini at thedarkpiano.com with additional tracks by Mattia Cupelli at mattiacupelli.com and Jason Shaw at audionautix.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
09/06/19·55m 17s

BONUS: Conversations 6

We discuss our trip to Luxembourg, the Episode 10 cliff hanger and where to from here. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
05/06/19·32m 12s

10. Closing In

A mysterious personal ad for a man looking for love. Could Marion have met with an exotic stranger? Our hunt for answers leads us overseas, retracing the last known footsteps of Marion Barter. Most of the music for The Lady Vanishes was composed by Nicolas Gasparini at thedarkpiano.com with additional tracks by Mattia Cupelli at mattiacupelli.com and Jason Shaw at audionautix.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
02/06/19·1h 15m

BONUS: Conversations 5

Sally and Bryan talk to Alison from Europe where they’ve been chasing down new leads into Marion’s disappearance.They discuss where they’re at now and answer more listeners' questions, as well as provide an update on investigations already underway. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
29/05/19·30m 55s

9. Sleuth

They're carrying out their own investigations in an effort to find Marion. What our growing band of sleuths is finding out. Plus, Sally's nearest and dearest: the impact this search is having on them.Most of the music for The Lady Vanishes was composed by Nicolas Gasparini at thedarkpiano.com with additional tracks by Mattia Cupelli at mattiacupelli.com and Jason Shaw at audionautix.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
26/05/19·54m 9s

BONUS: Conversations 4

The aftermath of episode 8: unanswered questions from our trip to Tyalgum. Plus, progress on new leads and what our sleuths are doing in the U.K. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
22/05/19·27m 45s

8. Hidden

We received some tips that Marion may be involved with a group in northern New South Wales. So, we hit the road to investigate.Most of the music for The Lady Vanishes was composed by Nicolas Gasparini at thedarkpiano.com with additional tracks by Mattia Cupelli at mattiacupelli.com and Jason Shaw at audionautix.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
19/05/19·53m 33s

BONUS: Conversations 3

This week we discuss Sally’s latest attempt to get her mum on the National Missing Person’s database. We also look at core elements of the mystery and of course, the upcoming episode 8. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
16/05/19·28m 23s

7. Toxic

Disturbing allegations about what went on at Marion's last known place of employment. Most of the music for The Lady Vanishes was composed by Nicolas Gasparini at thedarkpiano.com with additional tracks by Mattia Cupelli at mattiacupelli.com and Jason Shaw at audionautix.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/05/19·1h 1m

BONUS: Conversations 2

This week in Conversations; Sally, Alison and Bryan address your questions about Marion's passport, her missing stored possessions and the hotels where she stayed in England. Also, the team discusses reports the NSW Police Force Missing Person's Unit will be shut down. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
09/05/19·27m 56s

6. Byron

We go back to Byron Bay. What is it about the seaside town and surrounding hinterland that lures so many? We speak to experts about the reasons people go missing and look into the attraction of cults. Most of the music for The Lady Vanishes was composed by Nicolas Gasparini at thedarkpiano.com with additional tracks by Mattia Cupelli at mattiacupelli.com and Jason Shaw at audionautix.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
05/05/19·1h 3m

BONUS: Conversations 1

As we add final touches to episode 6, we're busily investigating some of the leads you - our listeners - have given us.In our first bonus episode, The Lady Vanishes team delves deeper into the mystery disappearance of Marion and addresses some of the case’s more intriguing anomalies. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
02/05/19·24m 9s

5. Mysterious Messages

A call to Crime Stoppers and mysterious social media messages from faceless strangers. Does someone know the truth? Sally's ongoing battle with bureaucracy as she chases answers in her hunt for Marion.Most of the music for The Lady Vanishes was composed by Nicolas Gasparini at thedarkpiano.com with additional tracks by Mattia Cupelli at mattiacupelli.com and Jason Shaw at audionautix.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
28/04/19·46m 58s

4. Taken

Episode 4: TakenWe reveal the startling new evidence that puts in doubt the assumptions of family and the police about why and how Marion vanished. We also examine the how the police investigation is at odds with Sally Leydon’s belief that her mother was taken – either by a person, a group or some other foreign influence. From the moment she was reported missing the police determined Marion had simply decided to walk away from her children, her friends, her career and her possessions. Is it time to consider an alternative scenario?Most of the music for The Lady Vanishes was composed by Nicolas Gasparini at thedarkpiano.com with additional tracks by Mattia Cupelli at mattiacupelli.com and Jason Shaw at audionautix.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
21/04/19·1h 2m

3. Teaching and turmoil at school

It was a dream job for a passionate teacher at a prestigious Gold Coast school. But then, everything changed. What happened to make Marion suddenly want to get away?Most of the music for The Lady Vanishes was composed by Nicolas Gasparini at thedarkpiano.com with additional tracks by Mattia Cupelli at mattiacupelli.com and Jason Shaw at audionautix.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
14/04/19·56m 33s

Episode 2: Who was Marion?

Her life. Her loves. Would she leave it all behind?Most of the music for The Lady Vanishes was composed by Nicolas Gasparini at thedarkpiano.com with additional tracks by Mattia Cupelli at mattiacupelli.com and Jason Shaw at audionautix.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
07/04/19·53m 13s

Episode 1: Left Behind

In 1997, Marion Barter boarded a plane for England for the trip of a lifetime. Instead, her loved ones never saw her again. What happened? Where is she? Marion’s daughter will never give up trying to find her.Most of the music for The Lady Vanishes was composed by Nicolas Gasparini at thedarkpiano.com with additional tracks by Mattia Cupelli at mattiacupelli.com and Jason Shaw at audionautix.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
31/03/19·51m 27s

The Lady Vanishes - Trailer

A much loved mother, teacher and friend steps on a plane for an overseas adventure and is never seen again. Marion Barter, the former wife of Australian soccer great Johnny Warren, went missing in 1997. The circumstances surrounding her disappearance are bizarre. Her daughter has never given up hope of finding her. This is her quest.Presenter and Executive Producer - Alison SandyPresenter and Investigative journalist - Bryan SeymourWriter and Producer - Sally EelesSound Design - Marc WrightGraphics - Jason BlandfordMost of the music was composed by Nicolas Gasparini at thedarkpiano.com with additional tracks by Mattia Cupelli at www.mattiacupelli.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
31/03/19·1m 49s
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