About Play Chest®

Harry and Lucie Dorrans (husband and wife) launched Play Chest® in 2017. After adopting a baby in 2016 they decided to start a business that would be fun for the family. Harry and Lucie have many years experience in entertainment that have helped towards the company and their mission.

Harry and Lucie, Owners of Play Chest

Our Mission

To provide a unique, fun and memorable party experience for children and adults alike.

About Harry

Harry runs a design and print company. Before starting his company in 2010, Harry spent almost six years abroad as a family entertainer for Thomas Cook and Thomson (TUI). He managed the day to day running of the daytime activities and evening entertainment in many different hotels that included JMC, First Choice and Thomson Gold brands. Harry's knowledge has helped towards creating a special experience for our customers.

About Lucie

Lucie has a background in musical theatre and special effects make up. She was part of a local dramatics club and has worked for one of the largest theatres in Lancashire. Lucie has done a variety of roles including prosthetics and makeup for the Beast from the official Beauty and the Beast musical. She was also involved in children’s educational play sessions within her role at Madame Tussauds.

Lucie’s theatrical background has helped towards the theatrical elements of our service such as dress up and music which helps create a more unique experience.

Our High Quality Promise

Your special day is very important to us, it’s our mission to make your party fun! We have put great attention to detail in each of our party packages. We have tested and refined each party package with children and adults for maximum enjoyment, this includes our recommended running order and themed party games. Our service is available for schools and clubs as well as traditional birthday parties.

We pride ourselves on providing products of the highest quality and cleanliness is of the upmost importance to us. As soon as a party package is returned it is sent to our cleaning department to be hand sorted, washed, sanitised and re-packaged ready for our next party. A thorough check is made after every return for any broken or damaged pieces and they are eliminated from further dispatch.

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Get in Touch

If you have any questions about our service or you have any special requests then please contact us by emailing info@playchest.co.uk.

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