Paul has worked extensively as a dramaturg on a wide range of productions, including new plays, classics and musicals. Before becoming freelance, Paul ran the literary departments at the Royal Shakespeare Company and Soho Theatre. He is currently associate dramaturg of the Ambassador Theatre Group. Paul is also an Olivier-nominated playwright and musician. His plays and musicals include: The Big Life (Stratford East and West End); Reasons to Be Cheerful (Graeae, New Wolsey and Stratford East); Come Dancing (Stratford East) and Rat Pack Confidential (Nottingham Playhouse, Bolton Octagon and West End). Paul currently plays guitar in the band Dr Schwamp. He is an associate artist of Soho Theatre, an associate teacher of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, an associate fellow at the University of Warwick and literary associate at the Theatre by the Lake.