Mid Wales based Marco Whishaw has been performing as Sir Elton John for a many years.
In 2002 Marcus auditioned for ITV1's 'Stars In Their Eyes' reaching the final selection stage (last 100 out of the 30,000 applicants). TV appearances as Elton include 'Stars in their Doubles', Italian media / TV & Channel 4's 'The IT Crowd'. Appearances as himself include 'Doctor Who', 'Casualty', 'Mayo', Nike advert for the World Cup 2006 & finally he has had a small feature on 'The Jonathan Ross Show'.
Marco has played many prestigious venues including the Paragon Hotel, London (Official Fireman's Ball 2004), Gleneagles Hotel, Scotland (working with Jimmy Tarbuck), the Radisson Edwardian Hotel, London (working with comedian Jimmy Carr), Gordon Ramsay's premier restaurant 'Claridges' in Mayfair, London. The largest audience to date was a 6000 strong crowd at an open air concert (MBNA International Bank Ltd) with the 'Legends Live in Concert' show direct from Blackpool and Telecom Italia's concert in Rome for Elton John and his band & Christmas Eve 2005 Beijing where he performed at the exclusive 'Chang An Club'.
His look, vocals and mannerisms are second to none to the man himself, Sir Elton John. He works consistently throughout all areas of Britain working with many of the top fellow Lookalikes and Tribute artistes including Garry Pease as Rod Stewart, who teams up with Marco to perform 'The Rod & Elton Show'. Previous summer seasons have included entertaining audiences at over 20 shows in various Holiday Parks. Performances abroad include Spain, Italy, Portugal, Turkey, Corfu, China, Belgrade, Dubai and Jersey.
Marco has a complete self-contained show with the highest quality PA with fantastic lighting and lasers during the performance. He can perform over 20 of Elton's greatest hits, emulating the costume, charisma and unique style of showmanship of the legendary Elton John!
What people say about Marco...
'Biggles guests were delighted and amazed at your uncanny sound and resemblance to Sir Elton John!
I would highly recommend you to anyone looking for a top Elton John Tribute
I had had Marcus perform for me on two separate occasions in Dubai, what a showman!!'