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Bette Midler, Louis Prima and Captain Scarlet

1 hour, 56 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 10 February 2013

Mr O'Grady was chuffed to bits this week because the All Star Triples starred two of his favourites: Bette Midler and Louis Prima. His happiness extended to the Lost TV Theme too, a classic from 1967, Gerry Anderson's hit sci-fi show, Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons.

Music Played

22 items
  • Image for Owen Paul

    Owen Paul My Favourite Waste Of Time

    Fantastic 80's - 3 (Various Artists), Sony Tv/Columbia

  • Image for Bucks Fizz

    Bucks Fizz My Camera Never Lies

    Young at Heart (Various Artists), Reader's Digest

  • Image for Wilson Pickett

    Wilson Pickett Land Of 1000 Dances

    Where It's At (Various Artists), Kent

  • Image for Freda Payne

    Freda Payne Now Is The Time To Say Goodbye

  • Image for Brook Benton

    Brook Benton Endlessly

    Housewives Choice (Various Artists), Music & Memories

  • All-Star Triple 1

  • All-Star Triple 2

  • All-Star Triple 3

  • Image for Jeannie C. Riley

    Jeannie C. Riley Harper Valley PTA

    Country Moods (Various Artists), Polygram Tv

  • Lost TV Theme

    • Image for Cloud Bass

      Cloud Bass Captain Scarlett

  • Image for Tom Jones

    Tom Jones Help Yourself

    Tom Jones - Greatest Hits, Universal

  • Image for Carly Simon

    Carly Simon Why

    The Very Best Of Carly Simon, Global Television

  • Image for David Bowie

    David Bowie and Mick Jagger Dancing In The Street

    David Bowie - Best Of Bowie, EMI

  • Image for The Robert Cray Band

    The Robert Cray Band A Memo

    (CD Single), Provogue Records, 1

  • Image for Diana Ross

    Diana Ross Doobedood'ndoobe, Doobedood'ndoobe

    Diana Ross & The Supremes - 40 Motown, Polygram Tv

  • Image for Linx

    Linx and David Grant Intuition

    More Greatest Hits Of 80's (Various), Disky

  • All-Star Triple 1

    • Image for Louis Prima

      Louis Prima Jump Jive & Wail

      Take A Break (Various Artists), Columbia

  • All-Star Triple 2

    • Image for Louis Prima

      Louis Prima Basin Street Blues / When It's Sleepy Time Down South

  • All-Star Triple 3

    • Image for Louis Prima

      Louis Prima Just A Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody

      Louis Prima - Capitol Collectors Seri, Columbia

  • Image for Mari Wilson

    Mari Wilson Disney Girls

  • Image for Jools Holland & His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra
  • Image for Hazell Dean

    Hazell Dean Maybe (We Should Call It A Day)


    Paul O'Grady


    • Warm one pint of buttermilk in a pan with 2 teaspoons of bicarbonate of soda
    • Let it cool and add the one tablespoon of treacle

    • Then add ¾ lb. lard, and 1lb dark brown sugar
    • Then mix in 8oz candied peel, 8oz currants, 8oz raisins and 8oz sultanas.  And finally, 2 teaspoons of nutmeg
    • Gradually combine a little of the liquid mixture with a little flour alternately until 2lb self-raising flour is combined
    • Divide the mixture between three lined 2lb loaf tins

    • Cover the tins with brown paper once in the oven
    • Cook on the middle shelf, on Gas mark 3, for 2 to 2¼ hours. When completely cold, wrap in baking paper and tinfoil and store in a cool dry place

    Thanks to Clare and Julia McAllister from Shepperton for sending in that recipe for bunloaf.


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