Actor Owen Nares lays a wreath at the statue of Sir Henry Irving on his centenary.
Various shots of a procession of clergymen followed by actors of stage and screen making their way towards the statue of Sir Henry Irving beside the National Portrait Gallery. Commentator explains it is the 100th anniversary of Irving's birthday. Actor Owen Nares lays a wreath at the base of the statue as a large crowd watches. Brief shots of the inscription below the statue.