Media

  • 21
    Jan

    Seriously: It’s taken decades, but has Craig McLachlan finally slain the ghost of his larrikin past?

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  • 12
    Oct

    Sinister role, but important story relives gay hate crimes.

    Craig McLachlan is the first to admit he is a close ally to the gay community. Many friends in his inner circle are gay. “I am the best ‘straight gay man’ they know! People say they’ve always been in touch with their feminine side, but clearly I’ve always been in touch with my gay side,” he […]

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  • 28
    Sep

    Ego for Breakfast on The Wrong Girl

    TV host Eric needs plenty of reassuring. The flamboyant behaviour of breakfast TV host Eric (Craig McLachlan) will keep you in stitches in new drama The Wrong Girl. The role is a huge departure from the stiff, three-piece-suit clad Dr Blake Craig portrays in the popular The Doctor Blake Mysteries. Rob Collins, Madeleine West and […]

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  • 21
    Sep

    Anh’s Brush With Fame: Craig McLachlan

    Craig McLachlan has been on our TV screens one way or another for over 20 years. Anh Do paints the former Neighbours star, Gold Logie winner & musical theatre maestro while they chat about his meteoric rise to success.  

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  • 21
    Sep

    Anh’s Brush with Fame: Sept 21

    One of the busiest men in showbiz, Craig McLachlan, is the subject on Anh’s Brush with Fame tonight. Currently filming The Doctor Blake Mysteries, he will also be seen soon in The Wrong Girl and Deep Water. On tonight’s episode of Anh’s Brush with Fame, Anh Do interviews and paints popular Australian actor Craig McLachlan. Craig’s been […]

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  • 17
    Sep

    All the WORLD’S a STAGE

    Larrikin Craig McLachlan started in soaps in the ’80s and has been in demand since, writes Wendy Tuohy.

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  • 16
    Sep

    Craig McLachlan back on our TVs in The Wrong Girl

    CRAIG McLachlan is supposed to be standing still(ish) for our cover photo shoot, but instead this Energizer Bunny of a guy is cracking up his small picture-studio audience with an impromptu skit about his “bitch hips”. Someone must have given him a compliment about how well he rocks a sharp blue suit, a la his […]

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  • 31
    Aug

    IF visits the set of SBS mini Deep Water, starring Noah Taylor and Yael Stone

    An old shed on Glebe Island wharf, littered with boat-building machinery and tools, sets the tone for one of the dramatic final scenes of SBS’s new four-part series, Deep Water, starring Noah Taylor and Yael Stone. Stone and Taylor play detectives investigating a brutal murder case which appears to be connected to the real-life gay […]

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  • 04
    Jul

    Craig’s sci-fi role

    An indie sci-fi film starring Craig McLachlan has been picked up by Stan and Nine. Restoration is set in a future where people can have their memories downloaded for backup. Oliver Klein (Grant Cartwight) wakes up after a routine backup to find his memories have been restored into a new body. Craig plays Andrew Majury, […]

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  • 14
    Feb

    Craig takes control of his future

    As reported by news.com.au….CRAIG McLachlan is finally taking control of his destiny. The Doctor Blake Mysteries has given the 49-year-old’s acting career a lease of life and he is determined to make the most of it. McLachlan is credited as co-executive producer, as well as star, for the third series of The Doctor Blake Mysteries. […]

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  • 11
    Feb

    Craig inteviewed by 936 ABC Hobart

    Craig McLachlan, star of “The Doctor Blake Mysteries”, tells 936 ABC Hobart how they handle the unresolved sexual tension on set.

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  • 09
    Feb

    10 Questions: Craig McLachlan

    The Australian…FROM young hunk Henry Ramsay on Neighbours to middle-aged physician cum detective on The Doctor Blake Mysteries in a career of 29 years and counting. Was that the plan?  I certainly hoped I’d still be performing at 50 and of course it was all I ever wanted to do. But I was aware of […]

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  • 08
    Feb

    Craig McLachlan – taking contrasting roles of Frank N Furter and Lucien Blake deliberate

    February 8, 2015, The Sydney Morning Herald…The bum or the beard, the beard or the bum. For the past two years those body parts have been the poles of Craig McLachlan’s performing life as he’s bounced between two very different doctors: Frank N Furter in The Rocky Horror Show on stage and Lucien Blake in […]

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  • 19
    Aug

    Craig wins 2014 Helpmann Award for Best Male Actor in a Musical

    August 19, 2014…. The 14th Annual Helpmann Awards were presented live from Sydney’s Capitol Theatre and broadcast on Foxtel’s Arena. Host Jonathan Biggins was joined by some of Australia’s most talented performers and industry leaders to announce this year’s winners while recognising the distinguished artistic achievement and excellence across the major disciplines of Australia’s live performance industry.

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  • 09
    Apr

    Craig McLachlan sheds the ageing rocker tag for The Dr Blake Mysteries

    The Herald Sun reports…Starring as Dr Lucien Blake in The Dr Blake Mysteries has given the 49-year-old a whole new level of popularity and respect. McLachlan has always been a favourite with Aussie TV audiences. In 1990, he won the Gold Logie for his work as Henry Ramsay in Neighbours. After more than 800 episodes […]

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  • 21
    Feb

    Medico maverick to foil society’s prejudices

    The Australian reviews episode 3 of The Doctor Blake Mysteries….STARRING Craig McLachlan as the enigmatic maverick country town doctor Lucien Blake, this quasi-period medical series was the most popular Aussie drama on ABC1 last year, attracting more than a million viewers every week – nearly topping two million at one stage with all the regional […]

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  • 17
    Feb

    Oh Rocky! McLachlan steals the Rocky Horror Show at Crown Perth

    Last night I sat down to enjoy The Craig McLachlan Sh… sorry, The Rocky Horror Show.  He was so good in the role of Frank N Furter that they may as well just rename the show and be done with it. In the words of the lady behind me, “God he was good.”

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  • 17
    Feb

    Rocky Horror Show meets the Antici….pation!

    Out In Perth reports…It has to be one of the best entrances that any actor can get to portray on stage. The moment when Frank N Furter takes to the stage in ‘The Rocky Horror Show’ to declare himself the Sweet Transvestite from Transylvania. It comes on the high of the iconic ‘The Time Warp’ […]

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  • 15
    Feb

    Rocky Horror deeper than fishnets

    The West Australian reports…Nearly 18 years since it last time-warped into WA, The Rocky Horror Show returned to Perth last night in a flurry of fishnets, feather boas and stiletto heels. Celebrating the 40th anniversary of Richard O’Brien’s cult musical, the production stars TV veteran Craig McLachlan as “sweet transvestite” Frank-N-Furter in a role he […]

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  • 14
    Feb

    The Doctor Blake Mysteries nominated for New York Festival Awards 2014

    TV Tonight reports…The Doctor Blake Mysteries, starring Craig McLachlan, has been nominated in the drama category at the New York Festival Awards 2014. It will compete against tough competition including Orphan Black (Canada), Black Mirror and Peaky Binders (UK), The Vikings (USA) and The Blue Rose (NZ).

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  • 12
    Feb

    The Weekly Review reports…Craig McLachlan shakes off his genial GP persona to reprise his most outrageous role as flirtatious Dr. Frank N Furter.    

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  • 08
    Feb

    Ballarat’s man of mystery: Dr Blake

    The Australian reports…This excellent Australian crime series is back for its second season. The first series aired last year and was shown on the BBC. The background: Lucien Blake (Craig McLachlan, Packed to the Rafters) leaves Victoria to study medicine in Scotland. He joins the British Army as a medical officer in World War II […]

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  • 07
    Feb

    Blake returns in the nick of time

    THIS original, local and much-loved crime show starring the rather inscrutable but equally underrated Craig McLachlan as maverick country town doctor Lucien Blake returns tonight. Created by veteran producer George Adams (he was largely responsible for Wolf Creek after decades at the BBC) and developed with executive producer Tony Wright, it is intelligent, stylish and […]

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  • 05
    Feb

    Old Craigy, hasn’t he grown up?

    TV Tonight reports…”Back this week in The Doctor Blake Mysteries, Craig McLachlan has been overwhelmed by the reaction to his role as Doctor Lucien Blake.”

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  • 05
    Feb

    Blake back with a smile

    There is an unusual cheeriness about Lucien Blake (played by Craig McLachlan) on his return to Ballarat at the beginning of the second season of The Doctor Blake Mysteries on ABC1.

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  • 26
    Jan

    Craig McLachlan: A grown-up at last

    The New Zealand Herald reports….Almost three decades after being typecast as a perpetual adolescent, thanks to his irrepressible turn as bronzed, bib-overall-wearing Henry Ramsay in Neighbours, Craig McLachlan is finally getting to play a grown-up in period whodunnit The Dr Blake Mysteries.

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  • 19
    Jan

    Rocky Horror 2014 – ABC Brisbane – Interview with Craig Mclachlan

    Many people would recognise Craig McLachlan from the ABC’s recent program The Doctor Blake Murder Mysteries. But right now he’s performing in a very different role!

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  • 10
    Jan

    Rocky Horror Australia 2014

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  • 10
    Jan

    Rocky Horror Review – the Age January 2014

    Craig McLachlan first discovered the soundtrack to The Rocky Horror Show as a nine-year-old boy, rifling through his older brother’s vinyl collection. “It was the original Reg Livermore Australian cast recording… you opened the cover and there were snaps from the performance, and I couldn’t tell if they were guys or girls,” he said.

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  • 26
    Nov

    Dr Blake filming resumes in Ballarat

    The Ballarat Courier reports… ACTOR Craig McLachlan went calling on a Webster Street house as filming of the Doctor Blake Mysteries resumed in Ballarat yesterday. A camera crew and a fleet of classic cars took up residence in Webster Street, where internal and external scenes were being filmed for season two of the popular ABC […]

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