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Case Studies

Studio Rehearsals

  • Arriva Bus Launch

    We co-ordinated a VIP launch event for local bus company Arriva Yorkshire's new state-of-the-art, wi-fi enabled 31 buses at the Studio in Wakefield, which featured a lighting and pyrotechnics show for 150 guests and...    Read more

  • Bring Me The Horizon

    BMTH In October 2016, Bring Me The Horizon visited LS-Live Studio 001 for a full pre-production (staging provided by LS-Live) and band rehearsal, in preparation for their UK and European tour dates. The...    Read more

  • Depeche Mode

    In April 2013 we welcomed one of the world’s most famous and oldest electronic music bands, Depeche Mode. The band members and their crew had their production rehearsals here for their world concert tour...    Read more

  • Diversity

    In 2012 Britain's Got Talent dance troupe sensation Diversity came to rehearse at the LS-Live studio ahead of their arena tour. The group used our 17,664 rehearsal arena to test out their show and also practiced in...    Read more

  • Elbow

    In March 2011, Elbow and their production crew spent three days at the LS-Live Studios rehearsing for their first worldwide arena tour, promoting fifth album ‘Build A Rocket Boys!’. Elbow were the first...    Read more

  • Faithless

    In March 2007, Faithless performed a secret one-off gig for a select group of 260 fans in the LS-Live Studio, which was filmed for Channel 4. Fans were taken by coach from central Leeds to the ‘secret ...    Read more

  • Frank Turner

    Frank Turner and his band The Sleeping Souls chose the LS-Live rehearsal arena complex in Wakefield to set up and test their entire show in the run up to their Tape Deck Heart UK tour, which covered six dates from...    Read more

  • Jay-Z

    The set for Jay-Z's Magna Carter world tour was designed and built by LS-Live on site at our arena production rehearsal facility in Wakefield in time for the artist's rehearsal dates. A series of runways and risers...    Read more

  • Kasabian

    Kasabian's crew checked in at the LS-Live production rehearsal arena in Wakefield ahead of the band's Velociraptor! worldwide tour where they built the show for the first time. We designed and built a bespoke truss...    Read more

  • Le Maitre film shoot

      Pyrotechnics manufacturer Le Maitre hired the LS-Live studio to make short films demonstrating their products. They required a studio with a lot of height and space, so our arena was perfect for their...    Read more

  • Manic Street Preachers

    The Manic Street Preachers used our state-of-the-art producton rehearsal arena to test-run their tour. With the first show kicking off in Leeds, Wakefield was a convenient place to rehearse and make set modifications...    Read more

  • Olly Murs

    Ahead of his first ever arena tour of Great Britain and Ireland, former X Factor finalist Olly Murs checked in to the LS-Live studios in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, to set up his stage set and rehearse. The star, who...    Read more

  • Pulp

    Pulp and their production loaded in to the LS-Live rehearsal studio for eight days in May 2011 to test the show for their comeback summer festival run.      Read more

  • Robbie Williams

    Robbie Williams' production team took over the LS-Live Studio in early 2006 for four weeks to set up staging, lights, video and sound followed by a two-day test rehearsal with the artist himself. Our crew supplied...    Read more

  • The Bolt super car launch

    LS-Live hosted and produced the launch of new super car The Bolt for Keating Supercars and The University of Bolton. We built the staging and provided a turntable built into the house stage, and drew upon the...    Read more

  • The Stone Roses

    Ahead of their much-anticipated Reunion world tour in 2012, iconic Mancunian rock band The Stone Roses came to LS-Live for their pre-production show rehearsals.   Production Manager Tony Gittins booked...    Read more

  • Tinie Tempah Rehearsals

    We were pleased to welcome back Tinie Tempah and crew who booked the LS-Live rehearsal facility ahead of the artist's 11-date UK and Ireland 'Temptation' tour. The crew made themselves comfortable on the fifth floor...    Read more

  • Whitney Houston

    The late and great U.S. superstar Whitney Houston rented the LS-Live production rehearsal arena for six days in March/April 2010 to rehearse for what was to be her last ever tour - The Nothing But Love World Tour,...    Read more


Touring Stage Sets

  • Avicii

    Chart-topping DJ/Producer Avicii wowed audiences in arena venues with a visually stunning stage production, with the staging elements designed and built for the tour by LS-Live. Constructed entirely from rental...    Read more

  • Chris Brown Carpe Diem

    LS-Live provided a bespoke stage set that included sophisticated automation engineering for Chris Brown’s European Carpe Diem tour in 2012, which launched in Copenhagen on 13th November. Our in house design...    Read more

  • George Michael

    The set for George Michael's '25 Live' Tour made a pit stop at LS-Live to be modified and adjusted; we added a sliding door and various set pieces.     Read more

  • Jay-Z BBC Radio One Hackney Weekend

    The BBC Radio 1 Hackney Weekender was one of the most prominent festival dates on Britain events calendar in 2012, headlined by US rapper Jay-Z, who was keen to produce a unique one-off stage show for the...    Read more

  • Jay-Z Magna Carter

    U.S. superstar Jay-Z headed out on his worldwide Magna Carter tour with a custom touring set rental package from LS-Live, having completed the show rehearsals and pre-build at the facility in Wakefield. Production...    Read more

  • Jeff Waynes Musical Version Of The War Of The Worlds

    LS-Live has worked on Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version Of The War Of The Worlds stage set design and build for the last three years, a production that “evolves each time and gets more complex”. The...    Read more

  • Kasabian Velociraptor Stage Set

    Kasabian are regular guests at the LS-Live rehearsal studio in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. The band and their crew have carried out many production test runs at the facility prior to going on tour, where they have...    Read more

  • Labrinth

    LS-Live tranformed designs for some on stage set pieces from singer/producer Labrinth's production team into stylish aluminium features based on the letter 'L' for his tour, which they hired as part of their touring...    Read more

  • Les Miserables

    The Kingswood Theatre in Bath hired several automated scissor lifts from LS-Live for the production of the classic musical Les Miserables. Performers appeared to magically rise up from the stage and sing from...    Read more

  • One Direction On The Road Again Tour 2015

    LS Live One Direction Case Study LS Live provided full production service for One Direction’s much talked about ‘On The Road Again Tour’ this year. This tour has been in the head-lines as...    Read more

  • Radiohead

    Richard Kent at Aerial Rigging Techniques and Radiohead’s production manager Richard Young turned to LS-Live to help re-design and build core components of the Radiohead stage set following its tragic collapse...    Read more

  • Take That

    For Take That's phenomenal 'Circus' Tour, LS-Live worked with Brilliant Stages to produce the circus tent roof from custom aluminium truss, which lifted halfway through the performance to transform into a video...    Read more

  • The Killers

    The Killers returned to the spotlight in 2012 with fourth studio album Battle Born and a worldwide tour of the same name. The pinnacle of their European tour dates in 2013 was a special headline show at Wembley...    Read more

  • The Script

    Irish rock band The Script promoted their third studio album #3 in the UK and Ireland with a rental stage set courtesy of LS-Live and Perry Scenic.   Taking the number of the album as a concept, the...    Read more

  • Tinie Tempah

    LS-Live developed and delivered a stage set for mainstream hip hop’s man of the moment, Tinie Tempah.   Known for his energetic fusion of pop and hip hop, the rapper embarked upon his first UK arena...    Read more

  • Tsingtao Dragon Masters

    Chinese beer brand Tsingtao launched its national Dragon Masters Ping Pong experience tour with a bespoke fire-breathing, ball-shooting dragon created by LS-Live for client Mojo Fuel Ltd. Tsingtao Dragon Masters...    Read more

  • Westlife

    Westlife have relied on LS-Live time and time again to produce entire stage sets for their world tours over the years, which have included innovative designs for flying set pieces and multi-level touring stages.     Read more

TV & Film

  • Bruno Mars at The BRITs 2014

    U.S. pop star Bruno Mars delivered a highlight performance at The BRIT Awards 2014 with a stage set provided by Perry Scenic, shortly after he accepted the award for Best International Solo Male. The artist beat...    Read more

  • Castrol Oil Viral

    World class climber Leo Houlding navigated his way round huge climbing walls suspended from the LS-Live studio roof in West Yorkshire, during the filming for a Castrol Magnatec viral designed to conceptually...    Read more

  • DragonForce Music Video

    The 17,664 sq ft LS-Live studio was the facility of choice for shooting UK metal band DragonForce's music video in 2012, produced by Sitcom Soldiers. We supplied a house stage with ramps, platforms and access...    Read more

  • Froch V Groves Boxing Match

    The Froch V Groves boxing match at Wembley Arena, which was filmed for Sky Sports, featured a staging platform as part of the duo's ring walk, provided by LS-Live from our rental stock of LiteDeck based staging...    Read more

  • Hyro Da Hero

    Sitcom Soldiers descended on the Studio for a day in 2011 to direct the music video for artist Hyro Da Hero. LS-Live built the house stage, truss rig and provided travelators for the set....    Read more

  • ITV1 Drama Eternal Law

    ITV1's six-part drama series Eternal Law, which follows two angels Zak and Tom who are sent down to earth as lawyers to carry out good, was filmed in York over the summer of 2011. One of the dramatic storylines in...    Read more

  • Junction 32 TV Commercial

    Johnny Carr from film production company Mask Creative hired the studio for a day to shoot a new TV commercial for Junction 32, the shopping complex in Castleford. Click here for more information on our...    Read more

  • Life on Murs Documentary

    The LS-Live Studios in Wakefield featured as part of pop star Olly Murs' real life documentary Life On Murs in 2012. The show, which was a behind-the-scenes peek at his preparation for his first ever arena tour in...    Read more

  • McFly Documentary

    As part of Channel 5's behind-the-scenes McFly On The Wall documentary series, the four-piece boyband were filmed rehearsing for their 2011 UK tour at the LS-Live studio in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. The pop group...    Read more

  • One Direction at The BRITs

      British pop sensation One Direction picked up the inaugural Global Success Award at The BRITs 2013, shortly after performing from a pinball stage custom designed and built by LS-Live.   ...    Read more

  • One Direction X Factor Final

    Worldwide pop sensations One Direction performed from a stunning sloping stage designed and built by LS-Live for the band’s video game themed sets on ITV’s X Factor final at the end of 2012. The hit...    Read more

  • Saxon 'Sacrifice' Music Video

    The LS-Live Studios was the first choice location for heavy metal band Saxon to shoot the music video to their new single 'Sacrifice'. The band had spent almost a year writing and recording their 20th studio album at...    Read more

Temporary Structures

  • Bentley

    We worked with our client MSL Global to help deliver a professional outdoor showroom structure fit for British premium car manufacturer Bentley. Our set construction team designed a truss structure using robust...    Read more

  • Goodwood Festival of Speed

    LS-Live worked with top London experiential marketing agency RPM and Johnnie Walker to develop a bespoke viewing tower for the Scottish whisky brand at the 2011 Goodwood Festival of Speed. Based on an...    Read more

  • Henley Regatta

    LS-Live worked for MSL Global to build the base structure for a temporary platform to showcase a car at the Henley Regatta.     Read more

  • Trinity Walk

    LS-Live provided its Mini Stage system for the launch of new shopping centre Trinity Walk in Wakefield, for client Halogen UK. The company supplied the 5.5m x 5.5m standard structure, along with a staircase, PA...    Read more