A popular cinema has asked customers not to harass staff members.

A spokesman for Worthing Dome, in Marine Parade, said there have been "recent incidents" where staff members were photographed and filmed by customers "maliciously".

It was reported that this was done to make these staff members "uncomfortable" and to "threaten" them.

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A spokesman for Worthing Dome said on Facebook: "After recent incidents in which members of our team have had photos or videos maliciously taken of them without their permission, we'd just like to remind customers that our team members have a right to privacy at work.

"We love seeing your photos of the cinema and the great times you're having, but if you are planning on taking photos or videos for social media and members of our team are going to be in them, please ask their permission before doing so - and if they're not comfortable being in it, respect their wishes and don't take the photo.

"We reserve the right to ask you to leave if you are found to be harassing our team. "

No further details were given on the exact nature of these incidents.

The Dome was first opened in 1911 and is one of the oldest cinemas in the UK.