Paul trained in theatre design at Wimbledon School of Art and has designed extensively in the West End, around the UK and internationally.
His most recent designs include A Pack of Lies and Barnum (Menier Chocolate Factory), Annie Get Your Gun, Jekyll and Hyde and Anything Goes (Det Ny Teater, Copenhagen) and West Side Story (Kilworth House). He is currently designing two as yet unannounced productions for Norway and the Netherlands.
Paul’s extensive list of credits in London and the West End include the European premiere of Stephen Sondheim’s Passion (Queen’s Theatre - Olivier Award for Best Set Design), Follies (Royal Festival Hall), Lend Me A Tenor - the musical (Gielgud - also Theatre Royal, Plymouth), Shall We Dance with Adam Cooper (Sadler’s Wells), She Loves Me, Candide, Charley’s Aunt and Smash (all Menier Chocolate Factory). Mrs Warren’s Profession (also Theatre Royal, Bath), Afraid of the Dark (Charing Cross Theatre), Scrooge (Palladium - also UK, US tours and Australia - Green Room Award for Best Set & Costume Design), Whistle Down the Wind (Palace Theatre and UK Tour), Darker Shores and Berlin Hanover Express (Hampstead), Sleuth and Fallen Angels (both Apollo), The Cherry Orchard (Aldwych), Moby Dick (Piccadilly), What a Performance (Queen's), Ghosts (Comedy), and Lady be Good, The Boyfriend, The Music Man, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Kiss Me, Kate, Lady Be Good, The Fantasticks, Paint Your Wagon, Troilus and Cressida, The Merry Wives of Windsor, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (all Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre).
His other designs include The Way of the World (Chichester Festival Theatre), Billy Elliott, Evita, Love Never Dies, Wicked, Hay Fever, A Flea in Her Ear, Peter Pan, My Fair Lady (all Det Ny Teater, Copenhagen), Jesus Christ Superstar (Bill Kenwright Ltd - UK and European tours), Doctor in the House (national tour), Entertaining Angels, Lloyd George Knew My Father and Relatively Speaking (all Theatre Royal Bath), Noises Off (Birmingham Rep), and Half a Sixpence, Dr Doolittle and Flashdance - the musical (all UK tours).
Paul has designed over twenty productions for Chichester Festival Theatre, as well as On Your Toes, The Taming of The Shrew, Sweeney Todd, A Woman of No Importance, Into the Woods, Hedda Gabler, A Little Night Music, Edna - The Spectacle (all Haymarket, Leicester), The Merchant of Venice (English Shakespeare Company), My Father's House, The Lady in the Van, The Wind in the Willows (all Birmingham Rep), Make Way for Lucia (Theatre of Comedy) and Transit of Venus and A Warwickshire Testimony (both Royal Shakespeare Company).