Phoenix Cinema Staff

Phoenix Cinema Staff

Cinema Management

Kate McCarthy

Executive Director

Kate joined the Phoenix when it reopened in 2010, following a career in theatre management and directing. Her favourite films are The Princess Bride, The Birds and Logan’s Run.

Jelena Milosavljevic

Programme and Learning Director

Jelena arranges our special events, education and outreach work, including holiday workshops, school visits and heritage tours. Her favourite films are Hidden, The White Ribbon and Melancholia.

Paul Brewster

Operations Manager

Danielle Andre

Marketing Officer

Danielle's favourite films are The Lords of the Rings Trilogy, The Rocky Horror Picture Show and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.


Richard Crompton

Technical and Building Manager

Richard has worked for the Phoenix since 1999.

Nathan Cable

Assistant Technical Manager

Paul Stanley

Honorary Archive Projectionist

Paul started as the relief projectionist in June 1979, initially hired to “help out for a few weeks”. When not working at the Phoenix, Paul is involved in film archiving and other film activities. His favourite films include Dumbo, Dr. Strangelove and Tea With Mussolini.

Jamie Palmer


When not at the cinema, Jamie works as an independent film-maker, screenwriter and editor.

Oliver Marchant

Front of House and Projectionist

Yi-Wen Yeh

Front of House and Projectionist

Front of House

Our Front of House staff are passionate about film and knowledgeable about art, music, culture and politics; many of them students as well as film-makers, artists, writers and actors.

Duty Managers

Eleni Primikiri

Paul Brewster

Rowan Coull-Bolton

Luke Coltman

Ewelina Sadlowska

Front of House Assistants

Amanda Stockley

Dominika Tomysk

Isobel Evans

Sam Shephard

Katerina Webb-Bourne

Anna Salmane

Talitha Bell

Mimi Mylly

Miranda Gower Qian

Liv Wright

Café & Bar