Patrick was most recently seen in BBC’s timely and important wind-rush scandal drama Sitting In Limbo and is best known for playing the very popular character of Ash in the BBC’s long running medical drama series Casualty. The fifth of seven children, born in London to Jamaican parents, Patrick joined the South East London School Drama Group aged 14. A keen footballer, and the cousin of Ian Wright, he was offered a trial at Southampton F.C which he turned down in order to attend his drama classes. After leaving school at 16 he then worked at the Robert Stigwood organisation as a messenger boy for 2 years before going on to attend and graduate from LAMDA with a B.A. Hons. He started his career working for the RSC for 4 years, both in Stratford and London, he has since worked with them extensively, his most recent production being The Rover at Stratford 2017.
More recent theatre highlights include; King Lear with Sir Ian McKellan at Chichester Festival Theatre, War Horse at the New London, the stage adaptation of Simon Schama’s Rough Crossing for the Liverpool Playhouse, in which he played former slave Thomas Peters who went on to be a leader in Sierra Leone, a national tour of Shawshank Redemption, and Festen at the Almeida and West End. His recent TV credits include Prospero in the BBC production of The Tempest, regular roles in both Mount Pleasant (Sky) and The Bill, Him and most recently starring alongside Dawn French in ITV’s The Trouble With Maggie Cole. Patrick was just about to open in Jamie Lloyd’s much anticipated production of The Seagull at The Playhouse Theatre with a stella cast, including Emilia Clarke, when lockdown came into force.