Six studios, over 26,000sqft of studio space, this truly is London’s premier studio facility.

What we do

Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway


Ant and Dec are joined by celebrity guests who create the ultimate Saturday night entertainment show.

The Last Leg

Channel 4 Fridays 10pm

The Last Leg is an award winning Comedy and Television talk show. Hosted by Australian comedian Adam Hills and co-hosted by John Widdicombe and Alex Brooker, it gives an alternative review of the week's events.

The Graham Norton Show

BBC ONE Fridays 10.35pm

Graham Norton presents a show focusing on people, trends, stories and the aspects of celebrity culture that interest him most, featuring trademark Norton comedy monologues, celebrity chat, eccentric stories and characters, and home-grown weirdness from the great British viewing public.

Have I Got News For You

BBC One 9.30pm

Each week, celebrity contestants join the panel for Have I got News For you, the BBC's comedy quiz show. Alongside Ian Hislop and Paul Merton, contestants are grilled on the week's top stories and news events.

Mock the Week

BBC 2 Thursdays 10pm

Mock the Week takes a satirical look at the world news each week. Hosted by Dara O'Brien two panels combine stand up and satirical games to give audiences a good dose of laughter.

Your Face or Mine

Comedy Central Wednesday 8pm

A rejuvenated version of the original, this 'tinder inspired' Your Face or Mine, ask couples to compare their looks with other people's for money. Hosted by comedians Jimmy Carr and Katherine Ryan, this truly is a relationship testing game.

Don't Ask Me, Ask Britain

ITV Tuesday 8pm

Hosted by Alexander Armstrong, Don't Ask Me Ask Britain is an interactive comedy gameshow which asks the public to make decisions on moral dilemmas big and small. Will the celebrities in the studio guess what the public might say?

Unspun with Matt Forde

Dave Wednesday 10pm

Matt Forde's satirical show brings comedy to the heart of politics. There are interviews with leading politicians, reporting from international comedians, and comic reactions to breaking news.

Piers Morgan's Life Stories


Piers Morgan is joined by a Celebrity Guest to reflect on their life achievements, struggles and shows the audience a side of them they have never seen before.

Go For It


Hosted by Stephen Mulhern, contestants are challenged to perform their most weird and wonderful tricks in front of a live audience and the nation. If they manage to complete their task, they win £1000.



With new host Sandi Toksvig, QI is a comedy panel show where two teams battle to be really Quite Interesting.

Loose Women

ITV Weekdays 12.30pm

Live each morning, the panel of women discuss topical issues, their lives and interview celebrity guests.

Peston on Sunday

ITV Sundays 10am

Robert Peston hosts this live political magazine show, discussing the news events of the week with politicians and public figures.

All Star Mr & Mrs


Hosted by Philip Schofield, celebrity couples find out how well they really know each other and play for the chance to win a prize fund for their chosen charity.

Big Fat Quiz of ...

Channel 4

Jimmy Carr hosts three celebrity teams in this Comedy panel show where they answer questions based on what has been going on in the world, this year.

Celebrity Chase


Hosted my Bradley Walsh, this gameshow favorite sees Celebrities try their hand at winning money for charity by taking on the Chasers!

Upstart Crow


Upstart Crow is Ben Elton's returning 6 part sitcom, telling the tale of William Shakespeare at the start of his career. David Mitchell takes on the role of Shakespeare, playing alongside many household names as we see the surprising stories behind many of the writer's most infamous tales.

"TLS always understands production needs beyond just the budgetary, and works closely with us to deliver whatever we want for our shows. They have an absolutely collaborative, ‘can do’ attitude towards their clients, which makes filming there such a positive experience."

Clare Barton, Director of Production, Olga Television


Studio details & Specifications

Our studios are at the heart of your audience-winning shows. Offering you the best in production quality and a convenient location, our six studios are just minutes away from Westminster and the West End.

Our purpose built television studios with individual control rooms and uniquely configurable lighting grids, combined with our comprehensive connectivity offer a very flexible environment for all types of production, both live and pre-recorded.

We have the ability to cater for large audience based peak-time entertainment shows, smaller more intimate productions, daytime magazine and gameshows, and, of course, Sport.

Our entire technical facility is supported by specialist support engineers, along with a comprehensive complement of on site replacement units for critical items. All equipment is regularly maintained and aligned in order to minimise the risk of operational disruption.

  • Studio Details
  • Client Areas
  • Media Management / Playback & Record
  • Studio Contacts
  • Our Talent

Studio 1

Maximum Dimensions

74' x 97' / 22.5m x 30m
Floor to Grid 30'

Actual Size

8,350 sqft 775 sqm

Seating Capacity


Studio 2

Maximum Dimensions

76' x 97' / 23m x 30m
Floor to Grid 30' / 9m

Actual Size

7,271 sqft 676 sqm

Seating Capacity


Studio 3

Maximum Dimensions

61' x 50' / 18.5m x 15m
Floor to Grid 30' / 9m

Actual Size

3,136 sqft 291 sqm

Seating Capacity


Studio 5

Maximum Dimensions

42' x 54' / 12.8m x 16.5m
Floor to Grid 13' / 4m

Actual Size

2,268 sqft 211 sqm

Seating Capacity


Studio 7

Maximum Dimensions

40' x 68' / 12.4m x 21m
Floor to Grid 12' / 3.7m

Actual Size

2,050 sqft 190sqm

Seating Capacity

Up to 50 for long term project
“At the heart of award-winning shows, offering you the best in production quality and technology.”

Andrew Beint, Managing Director - Open Mike Productions

Media Management

Our Media Management team come with a wealth of experience and provide innovative and cost effective solutions.

We can design a workflow tailored to your exact requirements, built from the many systems available at TLS.

Our capable team can advise you at every stage of your Production process, both creatively and technically.

  • Workflows
  • File Delivery


From studio floor to transmission, the media management team will work with you to get your production on the air.

We cater for live and post produced programming, delivering either to Transmission or Post Production facilities in all current media formats.  Our studio infrastructure is supported by Avid online edit suites, providing “on the day” fast turnaround services, and our comprehensive Lines MCR is on hand to provide the connectivity you need.

The home of entertainment in the capital


We have a fully equipped Lines Master Control Room with comprehensive fibre and satellite downlink facilities, along with all associated communications equipment including TBUs ISDNs and IP systems.

We cater for all connectivity requirements from single camera news reporting to international sporting events, and of course, we will ensure that your live programmes get to air. Our team of experienced schedulers and engineers will guide you each step of the way.

Wherever in the world you need to be, we can connect you.

Connectivity Contacts

Georgina Boyle

Georgina Boyle

Senior Lines Coordinator
020 7157 5075

Kate Bareham

Senior Lines Coordinator
020 7157 5079
Breathtaking views, extensive on-site catering, everything a busy production team could need.


In House Hospitality: Food for thought!

From event catering to a fresh cup of coffee we have extensive on-site facilities including a Studio Cafe for busy production teams in search of a snack and a riverside restaurant with breathtaking views.

Please contact Baxter Storey on: 020 7157 3417

An eclectic mix of some of the finest bars
and restaraunts in London.

The South Bank

If you feel the need to go a little further afield there are a variety of restaurants, cafes and bars offering everything from fast food to fine dining all within walking distance.

For more information about our exciting location visit

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Want to become part of the magic and experience first-hand what makes The London Studios special? Then come and see for yourself.

Audience Ticket Information:

Applause Store
Email –
Tel – 0871 987 1234

Lost in TV
Email –
Tel – 020 8530 8100

Standing Room Only
Email –
Tel – 020 8684 3333

TV Recordings

Environmental Management


Understanding and managing environmental impacts is an important part of being a responsible and sustainable business.

The London Studios is committed to managing the environmental footprint of its offices, studios. Our aim is to achieve environmental sustainability, which requires us to make responsible decisions that will manage any negative impact on the environment.

Our priorities are to:

• Limit our contribution to climate change by managing our energy use more effectively;

• Minimise waste by evaluating operations and ensuring they are as efficient as possible;

• Actively promote recycling both internally and amongst customers and suppliers;

• Work with our key suppliers, customers and other stakeholders to develop and identify opportunities to improve environmental performance;

• Comply with all relevant environmental legislation, regulations and codes of practice;

• Identify KPI’s, measure and monitor the key environmental data;

• Actively work towards the goal of a year on year reduction of energy and bottled water consumption

• Provide information and advice to support productions reducing their impact on the environment

• Supporting staff to have their own individual contribution

How to find / Contact us

The London Studios, Upper Ground London, SE1 9LT

020 7157 5555
Main Switchboard:
020 7157 3000