Andrew Sanders - Details


Andrew Sanders, a trained actor turned Production Designer, has helped to define the artistic presentation of films as varied as Nagisa Oshima's Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence, 1982, Scorsese's Last Temptation Of Christ, 1987, and Bertolucci's Little Buddha, 1992. His work on The Golden Bowl follows from his supervising Art Direction on Ivory's Surviving Picasso, 1995, starring Anthony Hopkins.

Sanders grew up in York and was schooled at Bryanston. He studied drama at Manchester University and graduated to working at the Lyceum Theatre in Edinburgh where he designed sets and costumes for Richard Eyre. After travelling through India, Nepal, Cambodia and New Guinea to Japan, Sanders returned to Britain to work for the Royal Shakespeare Company and further collaboration with Richard Eyre and Trevor Nunn.

Sanders' recent work includes Ang Lee's Sense And Sensibility, The Wings Of The Dove, by lain Soffley, and Hugh Hudson's I dreamed Of Africa. In 1997 Sanders teamed up once again with director Richard Eyre to design the BBC film of the National Theatre production of King Lear.