Who is Peter Grimes, the man exposed to the hostility of his village, the Suffolk fisherman whose apprentice dies at sea? A murderer or an innocent ? A child executioner or a victim of prejudice? An anti-hero or a poet? Acquainted to Britten, Deborah Warner , invited at the Paris Opera for the first time, maintains the mystery around this fascinating character by insisting on the conflicts between the group and the individual - a particularly current issue.