In his previous life as a doctor Colin Hughes got to know people from all over Australia and from all walks of life.
Colin brings this intimate knowledge of people and how they react, to his characterizations on stage and screen. In roles as diverse as Professor Higgins in ‘My Fair Lady’ and uncle Max in ‘Sound of Music’ to Thenardier the Innkeeper in ‘Les Miserables’ Colin has entertained thousands at the Regal Theatre in his first love, Musical Theatre.
In serious drama in ‘12 Angry Men’ and ‘The Stillborn Lover’ or in comedy as Cliff in the Peta Murray Classic 2 hander ‘Wallflowering’ or Ross Logan’s SEX shows Colin can handle the toughest role with versatility. In film he has been cast as a Vietnam Vet, a homeless old man, and a clever Detective