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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 
Rachel Brook - PA to Chief Executive & HR Administrator -  Contact Rachel


Andrew Simpson - Director Of Film Programming - Contact Andrew
Rachel Pronger - Film Programme Coordinator - Contact Rachel

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

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

Customer Service
Louise Bennett - Head of Events and Customer Service - Contact Louise
Chris Kippax - Customer Service Manager - Contact Chris
Shiori Naruse - Duty Customer Service Manager
Kelsey Fairlamb - Duty Customer Service Manager

Phillip Scales - Head of Technical and Project Manager - Contact Phillip
Brad Atwill - Technical and Building Manager - Contact Brad
Richard Horner - Technical and Building Manager - Contact Richard

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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: Apex Acoustics

Tyneside Cinema is grateful for the support of Apex Acoustics, one of our Corporate Friends.