Music for Monday

During last night’s BAFTA Awards ceremony Ennio Morricone’s music from the 1986 film The Mission was played when the roll call of the industry’s departed was announced.  It’s a beautiful and haunting piece, as is another of his: Chi Mai.  Chi Mai was the theme music for the BBC’s 1981 series The Life and Times of Lloyd George, penned by the fabulous Elaine Morgan and which starred Philip Madoc, Elizabeth Miles, Kika Markham and David Markham.  Both follow…