Patricia Allison (born December 7, 1994) is a British actress. She landed her first major role as Ola Nyman on the Netflix comedy-drama series Sex Education (2019-2021) after a string of guest appearances.
She made her Royal Opera House debut at the age of ten in a production of Oliver Twist. She studied musical theatre for two years after graduating from high school at the Colchester Institute, followed by a four-year course at the East 15 Acting School in Loughton, Essex, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Acting.
Allison debuted as Marguerite in the BBC miniseries Les Misérables in 2018, before taking on the role of Ola Nyman in the Netflix comedy-drama series Sex Education in 2019.
Her role was elevated to that of a main character in 2020.
She did not, however, return to the series for the fourth season, which aired in 2023.