Patricia Cumper

Patricia Cumper began writing for the theatre in the Caribbean, where she produced a dozen plays including, The Rapist, The Fallen Angel and The Devil’s Concubine. Patricia was the artistic director and CEO of Talawa Theatre Company from 2006 to 2012 and produced George C. Wolfe’s The Colored Museum in the Victoria & Albert Museum. She was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire in 2013 for her work in Black British theatre. 
Her play about Jamaican soldiers in World War One, Chigger Foot Boys, was produced in 2017, and she was one of the contributors to the New Daughters of Africa anthology edited by Margaret Busby  in 2019.