Australian star Craig McLachlan has reportedly been accused of sexual misconduct

Craig Mc Lachlan as Dr Frank N Furter

McLachlan has pulled out of playing transvestite mad scientist Dr Frank N Furter in Adelaide after three cast members from the 2014 Rocky Horror tour went public with allegations of indecent assault, sexual harassment, intimidation and bullying.

McLachlan issued a statement denying all allegations detailed in the media, including touching women's genitals, groping their breasts and exposing his penis.

The makers of the Doctor Blake Mysteries also said they would temporarily suspend production while police investigate the allegations against McLachlan.

Known for his roles in Neighbours, Home and Away, and The Wrong Girl, the 52 year old actor is denying the allegations saying they are made up and "baseless vicious lies".

The show's producers, the Gordon Frost Organisation, said they were taking the allegations against the former Gold Logie victor very seriously.

"He's a larrikin, up for a laugh and certainly, when we all first met him, that's indeed how he came across", she said.

"Frankly, they seem to be simple inventions, perhaps made for financial reasons, perhaps to gain notoriety", he said. "We will be conducting a full internal investigation and will cooperate fully with authorities".

Christie Whelan-Browne told ABC's 7.30 on Tuesday she felt "a sense of relief" that she had spoken out and felt "empowered". I am stuck. There's 2000 people watching me and can't see him.


Two more members of the 2014 Rocky Horror Show production have contacted police about the alleged behaviour of McLachlan.

Whelan-Browne, who played Janet in the production, claims McLachlan inappropriately touched her on stage during a sexually charged scene on a bed.

GFO said it was shocked to learn of the allegations against McLachlan and took them very seriously.

'I want my money back.

She said when she confronted him about the unwanted kiss, he abused and threatened her.

Scundi said McLachlan kissed her passionately onstage even after she had asked that it not be done.

The Seven Network bought the rights to the The Doctor Blake Mysteries past year after the ABC axed the show in March despite strong ratings.

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