Paul Andrews studied stage design at Wimbledon School of Art and Design. After seeing his degree show, Kenneth MacMillan asked him to design the set and costumes for Romeo and Juliet. He subsequently designed West Side Story for Irina Brown (Cambridge Festival and later on tour), All's Well That Ends Well and The Rivals (Theatr Clwyd), Father's Day, The Taming of the Shrew, Gypsy, The Merchant of Venice, Mail Order Bride, The Sound of Music, King Lear, Call in the Night (West Yorkshire Playhouse), Shostakovich's Cherymushki (Pimlico Opera/Lyric Theatre, Hammershmith), Blood Libel (Norwich Playhouse), Clocks and Whistles (Bush Theatre), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Southern Shakespeare Festival, Florida), A Doll's House (Birmingham Rep), Swan Lake (Norway Opera), Poor Super Man (Manchester Royal Exhange), Grace Note and Hurly Burly (Old Vic and West End), Words Apart (Royal Ballet's 'Dance Bites'). He also worked on the films Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves (as wardrobe assistant and buyer) and Judge Dredd (in conceptual costume design). He died in December 1997.