Craig Thomson is one of Australia's most talented and versatile actors and is best known for the role of Martin Dibble in Australia's top soap opera Home and Away. Craig's character was one of the most popular characters in the show and thus, making him a household name in the U.K. Craig exels in all aspects of film, television, stage and music. He has a distinctive rock voice similar to greats like Bon Scott and The Cults Ian Astbury. He has also performed in numerous stage shows toured England and has previously released material in the UK with great success. He also completed the Joel Silver pilot "Future Tense"
Martin Dibble, the character Craig Thomson brought to life in the opening few years of Channel 7’s Home and Away in 1988 / 1992, 2000 - 2002 was a rough edged, larger than life likable character. Though nothing like the actor in real life Marty Dibble did have a music career of notoriety including a publishing deal with Sony as it was written in.
A stand out similarity between the character and the actor, Craig Thomson has himself a music career that includes working the UK and Europe with Frankie Goes To Hollywood, a UK recording deal, a world released music video and many appearances on UK TV Shows.
Upon returning to Australia, Craig’s self titled album received Triple M airplay and he was written back into Home and Away as the same character and had his track ‘Moving On’ played on the show on high rotation for a year. Unbeknown to Craig at the time, Mushroom Publishing held exclusivity for compositions aired on Home and Away and his music was then taken down from the popular show.
Following this Craig relocated to LA to work with INXS on Rockstar Production where he recorded vocals on the ‘Switch Album’ on tracks Perfect Strangers, Hot Girls and Hungry. Craig also spent time writing songs with Jon Farris.
Returning to Australia, Craig recorded and released his latest album Long Way Here, through WJO Distribution.
Since 2011 Craig has been consistently performing around Sydney and the Central Coast promoting tracks for his Long Way Here album and building his Australian fan base.