A climate activist was arrested after she repeatedly tried to get in to an upmarket seaside restaurant to speak to Sir David Attenborough, a district judge has heard.
Poole Magistrates’ Court was shown body-worn police camera footage of how Emma Smart, 45, refused to leave the shop under the Catch at The Old Fishmarket restaurant in Weymouth, Dorset, in November last year.
The district judge watched on Friday as the footage showed the restaurant manager explaining to two police officers that Smart was demanding to speak to the veteran broadcaster, who was eating upstairs with his production team, and had refused to leave the shop.
After asking the defendant several times to leave and discussing the situation with her, the two officers eventually dragged the uncooperative Smart from the premises with the help of the restaurant owner.
Outside, the footage showed Smart continuing to shout up at the restaurant from the pavement.
She shouts: ‘David Attenborough, …