Tyneside Cinema Staff & Board of Trustees

Tyneside Cinema is a registered educational charity and company limited by guarantee. The Trustees of the charity are unpaid and give of their time freely and generously bringing to bear significant skills to support the cinema staff.



Tyneside Cinema Chief Executive

Holli Keeble - Contact Holli

Finance & Administration

Lucy Smyth - Commercial Director - Contact Lucy
Kelly Grazzer - Finance Manager - Contact Kelly 
Emma Fleming - Finance Administrator (Maternity Cover) - Contact Emma
Rachel Brook - PA to Chief Executive & HR Administrator -  Contact Rachel


Andrew Simpson - Director Of Film Programming - Contact Andrew

Artists' Moving Image

Adam Pugh - Creative Director, Artists' Moving Image - Contact Adam
Chloe Barker - Arts Programme Producer - Contact Chloe

Learning & Participation

Ian Fenton - Creative Director, Learning & Participation - Contact Ian
Siobhan Finnon - Programme Producer - Contact Siobhan

Marketing & Communications

Nina Byrne - Head of Marketing & Communications - Contact Nina
Chris Claytor-Scott - Marketing & Communications Manager - Contact Chris
John Walker - Marketing & Communications Manager - Contact John
James Smith - Marketing & Communications Assistant


Katie Searles - Development Manager


Phillip Scales - Head of Operations  - Contact Phillip

Hires & Events
Louise Bennett - Hires & Events Manager - Contact Louise

Tyneside Bar Café / Vicolo
Matthew Allen - Bar Manager - Contact Matthew

Customer Service
Chris Kippax - Customer Service Manager - Contact Chris
Brogan McKenna - Duty Customer Service Manager
Paddy Blundell - Duty Customer Service Manager
Shiori Naruse - Duty Customer Service Manager
Kelsey Fairlamb - Duty Customer Service Manager

Brad Atwill - Technical Manager - Contact Brad

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Mike Figgis
Mike Hodges
Andrea Riseborough
Paul Smith
Neil Tennant

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Lara Devitt

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Tyneside Cinema

Lucy Armstrong (Chair)
Clare Binns
Steven Kyffin
Heather Markham
Keith Proudfoot
Tim Davies-Pugh
Nick Shottel

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Tyneside Bar Café

Tom Caulker (Chair)
Ruth Connorton
Jane Shepstone
Nick Shottel

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Corporate Friend of Tyneside Cinema: Switch Gas & Electric

Tyneside Cinema is grateful for the support of Switch Gas & Electric, one of our Corporate Friends.