"Pure Queen", capturing the energy and feel you would expect from a real live Queen Show”

Thomas Hardy

Meet The Band

Mark Sanders as ‘Freddie Mercury’


Mark has been captivating audiences all over the world with his breath taking tribute to Freddie Mercury and Queen. With endless studies of live shows Mark has recreated the very essence of Freddie’s stage charisma making him the number one Freddie Mercury artiste. 
With many years experience as a professional entertainer, Marks television appearances include ITV News, (Celebrating Freddie’s Life) and BBC1's Tribute show "Even Better Than The Real Thing" with Paddy McGuinness. Mark has also performed in charity events with Dragons Den Duncan Bannatyne. He has sung for the beautiful Barbara Windsor in Saint Tropez along with celebrities including Freddie Mercury’s long time friend and partner Mary Austin, Gary Linekar, Christopher Biggins, Pop Producer Mark Ronson, Peter Shilton, Cheryl Baker & Jimmy Carr. Mark has also supported named acts such as, Suzie Quatro and the Real Thing! 

Richard Ashford as ‘Brian May’


Richard has toured with the Queen tribute band Mercury and also played "The Edge" with the respected U2 tribute band ZU2 for 15 years, He stars as the legendary Axe Man "Brian May in the "Pure Queen" show and has a fantastic vocal range in his own right.

Jon Caulton as ‘John Deacon’


Jon is a fully fledged multi talented musician playing Bass, Lead guitar and Keyboards. He has toured with numerous named acts over the years lending his unique style to all types of music. Jon has played all over the world and is endorsed by major music companies including Ashdown Amps, Rotosound strings, Graph Tech Guitar Labs, The bass centre London, bass collection basses, elites strings and Brian may guitars. Jon also is a leading vocalist in Pure Queen and Freddies dedicated wing man.

Tristan Snowden Poole as ‘Roger Taylor’


Tristan has many years of recording and international touring experience for a wide variety of both original artists and covers/tribute bands. This has included performances alongside mainstream pop acts and doing arena tours and Wembley stadium. Tris is also an excellent vocalist with an exceptional lower end range.

Ben Parkinson as ‘Spike Edney’


Ben is a classically trained pianist and composer who has over 30 years’ experience performing in bands across the UK and Europe. Ben has been working on the tribute band scene since 2001, playing for acts including Bon Jovi, Whitesnake, Abba, Meatloaf and Deep Purple. Ben compliments Pure Queen with his perfect mid range vocal adding to the true sound of Queen.


Pure Queen are currently working with leading agents and organisations in the entertainment industry including national theatres, arenas and clients such as Luminar leisure, Bourne leisure, Rank Leisure, First Choice, Thomson, Warners, Six Continents Retail, Chicago, Park Resorts, Grosvenor, Best Western, Marriot, Hilton and De-vere hotels to name but a few.

Next came a full band tribute to the music of Queen, provided by a convincing Freddie Mercury look/sound-alike. They are "Pure Queen", performing an entertaining, energetic set of favourites, such as Radio Ga- Ga and We Will Rock You, which has the room rocking. Ending up strutting the stage draped in the Union flag, "This Freddie comes close to recreating the huge persona of the real item!

Mike Martin


Pure Queen features over 25 of Queens classic hits authentically reproduced and delivered with a explosive performance that will leave you rocking in your seats!!. Guaranteed to blow your mind!!
This show is perfect for theatres, large concert rooms, weddings, corporate functions ect.
(This show comes with a 8K audio Logic System and DMX lighting and smoke effects)