An extremely versatile composer who nonetheless manages always to have a distinctive voice, Simon has a broad range of credits including documentaries, entertainment TV, dramas and feature films. He has worked on a long series of comedy-dramas for Talkback Thames, including Monday Monday, Open Wide and Beauty (starring Martin Clunes). In 2009 he worked on his second feature film, Good, starring Vigo Mortensen. His many documentary credits include Pioneer Productions’ epic Life Before Birth. He has composed title themes for many well-known productions, not least Channel 4’s hugely-successful Scrapheap Challenge. Above all, Simon is a delight to work with, with the consequence that directors and producers return to him again and again.
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With a stellar ensemble cast including Cold Feet star Fay Ripley and film and TV star Jenny Agutter the scene is set in an office where not all relationships are professional, the head of Human Resources finds solace in booze, and the company's chief executive finds his position under threat by a highly ambitious woman determined to make her way to the top. Read more
Simon Lacey has provided the music for ITV1's new seven-part comedy drama series "Monday Monday": going out each Monday evening from July 13th. Starring Fay Ripley, Holly Aird, Morven Christie and Jenny Agutter, Monday Monday is set in the head office of struggling supermarket chain, Butterworth's. Gareth Mclean, The Guardian's TV Editor, has described it as "warm, smart and funny - a return to form for ITV drama". A DVD of the series will be released in August. Read more