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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 & Commercial Director -  Contact Rachel


Andrew Simpson - Director Of Film Programming - Contact Andrew

Learning & Participation

Ian Fenton - Creative Director, Learning & Participation - Contact Ian

Random Acts Network Centre North

Siobhan Finnon - Random Acts Programme Manager - Contact Siobhan
Fiona Hegarty - Cinema Distribution & Exhibition Manager - Contact Fiona
Monika Kasprzak - Talent Development Manager - Contact Monika

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
David McDonald - Sales & Data Manager
James Smith - Marketing & Communications Assistant


Jo Bussey - Head of Development - Contact Jo


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
Michelle Parker - Duty Customer Service Manager
Paddy Blundell - Duty Customer Service Manager
Shiori Naruse - Duty Customer Service Manager
Eddy Robinson - 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)
Murphy Cobbing (Vice Chair)
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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Supper Club at Tyneside Bar Cafe

Fab food. Good variation and great quality. Super service and would definitely come again!

Supper Club guest, August 2017