Patricia Allison

Patricia Allison is a British actress. She is best known for her role as Ola Nyman in the Netflix original comedy-drama series Sex Education.

Early life

Allison was just 10 years old, when she got her first taste of acting in a school production of “Oliver Twist” at the Royal Opera House.
Patricia Allison is from London, England. After leaving school, she studied level 3 musical theatre taking a two-year vocational acting course, at the Colchester Institute, followed by a four-year course at the East 15 Acting School in Loughton, Essex where she graduated with a performing arts degree.


In 2018, Allison played a minor role as Marguerite in the BBC miniseries Les Misérables before being introduced as Ola Nyman halfway through series 1 of the Netflix comedy-drama series Sex Education. In 2020, she was promoted to be a main character alongside co-stars Emma Mackey, Asa Butterfield, Ncuti Gatwa and Gillian Anderson.
Allison's Agent is the Eamonn Bedford Agency.