Advertising executive, 36, falsely claimed she was stalked and filmed by ...

Advertising executive, 36, falsely claimed she was stalked and filmed by ...
Advertising executive, 36, falsely claimed she was stalked and filmed by ...

An advertising executive falsely claimed she was stalked and filmed by a three-time BAFTA nominated TV comedy director, a court has heard.

Sophia Owen, 36, accused Misha Manson-Smith of harassing her during 2020 and even applied for a High Court injunction against him.

She said he used his lawnmower outside her home to make as much noise as he could and would screech his car tyres to annoy her.

Mr Manson-Smith, who has made has made award-winning comedies and documentaries for Amazon Studios, Netflix and Channel 4 faced an expensive court battle over the faked allegations. 

Owen's father, music producer Mark Arthurworrey, 68, owns the freehold of a converted house in Dalston, east London, where Mr Manson-Smith lives in the ground floor flat.

Mr Arthurworrey - who worked with Aswad and Annie Lennox - was previously found guilty of harassing Mr Manson-Smith, 48, and his 'mummy blogger' wife Alex, 44, and was forced to pay damages to them after making their lives a 'misery'. 

Sophia Owen, 36, accused Misha Manson-Smith (pictured at Stratford Magistrates' Court) of harassing her during 2020 and even applied for a High Court injunction against him

Sophia Owen, 36, accused Misha Manson-Smith (pictured at Stratford Magistrates' Court) of harassing her during 2020 and even applied for a High Court injunction against him

Owen (pictured outside Stratford Magistrates' Court) said he used his lawnmower outside her home to make as much noise as he could and would screech his car tyres to annoy her

Owen (pictured outside Stratford Magistrates' Court) said he used his lawnmower outside her home to make as much noise as he could and would screech his car tyres to annoy her

Mr Manson-Smith, is a British director, writer and producer in film, television and commercials. According to his online CV he has worked with Ali G star Sacha Baron Cohen and directed Hollywood star Michael Sheen in a short movie called Barbados. 

Owen made two calls to police in May 2020 and two more in September 2020 claiming Mr Manson-Smith was being 'abusive and threatening'.

She said she felt 'scared and intimidated' and complained the film director was psychotic, Stratford Magistrates' Court heard.

District Judge James Richardson said: 'She's building a narrative against Mr Manson-Smith.'

Owen claimed Mr Manson-Smith had cameras in the basement that pointed towards the entrance to her home and that he used them to 'spy on her.'

She said Mr Manson-Smith 'intimidated' her by using the lawnmower outside her home and complained that he 'screeched his tyres' as he drove away from

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