Our History

2010

August – Company formed.

November – Performed No Exit at South Street Arts Centre, a sell-out production featuring advanced technology; six live production streams captured and relayed around the theatre simultaneously.

 

2011 

April – Took two productions to the heart of London, performing a new raucous and ridiculous musical comedy, C-Dub, and the poignant drama Love Remains at Leicester Square Theatre, playing to a sell-out West End audience.

November – Sell-out revival production of Love Remains, paired with the darkly comic Timothy, at South Hill Park Arts Centre.

 

2012

April – Sell-out run of Patrick Marber’s contemporary classic Closer, again working at South Hill Park Arts Centre.

August – 72 performances at Edinburgh Festival Fringe, working with leading venue group C Venues. Montmorency, an ambitious and large-scale Victorian epic, Right Honourable Member, a brand new political satire, and The Three Faces of Doctor Crippen, the European premiere of the hit-US play.

October – Following the huge success of The Three Faces of Doctor Crippen, the show transferred to the Etcetera Theatre in London, headlining the London Horror Festival.

 

2013

January – Returning to South Street Arts Centre to celebrate the company’s second anniversary with a site-specific production of Bea.

March – The beginning of a six-month partnership with Quite Nice Theatre.

April – FreeRange’s first outdoor production, The Hound of the Baskervilles at Reading Central Library Amphitheatre.

May – On tour with This Was Your Life, hitting Fringe festivals in Brighton and Stratford and winning two awards, taking the show’s total number of awards up to five.

August – A season of four productions at Edinburgh Festival Fringe, headlining the first theatre season at Just The Tonic.

 

2014

July – A revival of our 2011 character, C-Dub, in a new musical comedy at Reading Fringe Festival; C-Dub: The Reunion Tour.

 

2015

November – We celebrated five years of FreeRange!

 

2016

January – A small-scale production, back at Reading’s South Street Arts Centre, of one of our all-time favourite plays, Mike Bartlett’s Cock.

 

2017

July – We launched our first audiobook, an unabridged reading of Sherlock Holmes novel The Hound of the Baskervilles featuring original compositions, which is available here.