Item title reads - Covent Garden.
Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London.
L/S people milling about inside the opera house. M/S as crowds are held back by policemen outside. M/S as Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother steps out followed by Princess Margaret, looking very glamorous, and Anthony Armstrong-Jones. Flashbulbs go off as they enter. M/S girls in crowd waving and smiling.
M/S interior, Dame Ninette de Valois shakes hands with the Queen Mother. C/U Princess Margaret and Anthony shaking hands with officials. Various shots as they meet Lord Drogheda, Chairman of the Opera House; Sir David Webster, General Administrator and Frederick Ashton, Associate Director. C/U as the couple walk past the cameras, Anthony turns to greet fellow photographer. M/S as they walk up the steps. M/S as they enter the royal box to applause. Various shots of them, they acknowledge the applause. M/S Princess Margaret and Queen Mother. L/S as they take their seats as the lights go down.