AceShowbiz - Patricia Allison will not return to "Sex Education" season four. The actress, who has portrayed Ola on all three seasons of the Netflix hit series, announced her departure when appearing on the U.K. radio show "Breakfast With Yinka and Shayna Marie".
"I absolutely have loved being on Sex Education so, so much and playing Ola," the 27-year-old said on Monday, July 4. "But unfortunately I won't be joining the team for season four."
Of the reason why she quit the show, Patricia explained, "I'm just going to be doing some other little things. Some other opportunities have come up." She added, "I've been doing it for three years and I've genuinely loved it."
The English native admitted that it was "absolutely" a difficult decision to leave. "I have to say goodbye at some time, which is kinda sad," she noted, before adding, "But other things are coming and that's really exciting!"
Patricia was not the only star who exited the "Sex Education" Simone Ashley, who starred as Olivia in all three previous seasons, won't be returning for season four since she's busy working on "Bridgerton".
Meanwhile, Emma Mackey, who played Maeve on all three seasons," previously hinted at her exit. "Sex Education is so momentous as a concept, as a show, and the cast are phenomenal," she first told Hunger magazine in September 2021.
"I genuinely care about them all a lot and I made lifelong friends," the actress, who will soon be seen in the "Barbie" movie adaptation alongside Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling, continued elaborating. "But the bittersweet nature of it is that I also can't be 17 my whole life."