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Patricia Cumper MBE

1954-Present Day

Born: Jamaica, 1954

Biography

Patrica Cumper, MBE, FRSA, FRSL, born 1954, is a British multi award-winning playwright, producer, director, theatre administrator, critic and commentator. She was the artistic director and CEO of Talawa Theatre Company from 2006 to 2012. She was born and grew up in Jamaica and followed her parents to study at Cambridge University, for which she won a scholarship to study Archaeology and Anthropology at Girton College. She has written numerous plays for stage and radio.

Productions

Chigger Foot Boys

Chigger Foot Boys

Year: 2017

Key Game, The

Key Game, The

Year: 2002

Staged in: Talawa Theatre Company; 1986

Horses Of The Night

Horses Of The Night

Year: 1970

Staged in: Carib Theatre Company; 1980

Sweet Yam Kisses

Sweet Yam Kisses

Year: 2005

Staged in: Kushite Theatre Company

Publications

Chigger Foot Boys

Chigger Foot Boys

Year: 2017

Publisher: Oberon Books

Inner Yardie: Three Plays

Inner Yardie: Three Plays

Year: 2014

Publisher: Peepal Tree Press

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