Peter Grimes is born.
Preparations for "Peter Grimes" first show to be put on at Sadler's Wells Theatre after the blitz. London.
M/S model of fishing town, model boat is added. M/S of them with model. M/S of producer Eric Crozier and designer Kenneth Green discussing the scenery for the forthcoming production of "Peter Grimes" by Benjamin Britten. M/S as they walk out with model. M/S as Eric walks round the real set watching the carpenters and stagehands at work. M/S as costumes are brought in for his approval, C/U profile Eric, C/U of his hand examining a hat. Various shots of Benjamin Britten at the piano with Eric, he plays some of the opera. M/S of stage, curtain goes up for the first scene.