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Series 1, Episode 3 - Mammy's Merchandise

Dermot wants to ask his childhood friend, Buster, to be best man at his wedding - now just weeks away - but Agnes has set her heart on Mark, her eldest son, filling the position.

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Mrs. Brown's Boys. Agnes Brown (Brendan O'Carroll). Copyright: BBC / BocPix

With Dermot and Maria's wedding just weeks away, the Brown household is in crisis. Dermot wants to ask his childhood friend, Buster, to be best man. But Agnes has set her heart on Mark, her eldest son, filling the position. And Buster is a crook of whom both the strong-willed Maria and Mrs Brown strongly disapprove.

On top of this, Mrs Brown's close friend and neighbour, Winnie, is distraught. Her husband Jacko has been rushed to hospital and can't possibly afford to pay for the operation he urgently needs. And, needing cash for his wedding, Dermot has allowed himself to get embroiled in one of Buster's stupid - and dodgy - money-making scams.

It's time for Mrs Brown to exercise all her diplomatic skills, starting with "accidentally" letting Maria know all about Dermot's best man decision...

Broadcast details

Monday 7th March 2011
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 7th March 2011 11:05pm BBC1 Wales
Friday 16th September 2011 11:05pm BBC1
Friday 16th September 2011 11:50pm BBC1 Scot
Saturday 30th June 2012 11:20pm BBC1
Wednesday 15th May 2013 9:00pm Gold
Wednesday 15th May 2013 11:40pm Gold
Friday 17th May 2013 10:20pm Gold
Saturday 18th May 2013 9:00pm Gold
Monday 24th June 2013 9:40pm Gold
Tuesday 25th June 2013 12:20am Gold
Saturday 20th July 2013 10:00pm BBC1
Wednesday 2nd October 2013 9:00pm Gold
Thursday 3rd October 2013 12:20am Gold
Tuesday 5th November 2013 10:20pm Gold
Wednesday 6th November 2013 9:40pm Gold
Saturday 17th May 2014 10:35pm BBC1
Saturday 17th May 2014 11:25pm BBC1 Scot
Tuesday 14th April 2015 10:00pm Gold
Wednesday 15th April 2015 9:20pm Gold
Friday 17th April 2015 9:30pm BBC1
Thursday 3rd September 2015 10:00pm Gold
Friday 4th September 2015 1:20am Gold
Tuesday 13th October 2015 10:40pm Gold
Wednesday 14th October 2015 9:20pm Gold
Tuesday 29th March 2016 10:00pm Gold
Wednesday 30th March 2016 9:20pm Gold
Tuesday 18th October 2016 10:00pm Gold
Wednesday 19th October 2016 9:20pm Gold
Thursday 16th March 2017 9:50pm Gold
Friday 17th March 2017 9:00pm Gold
Saturday 3rd June 2017 9:15pm BBC1
Wednesday 5th July 2017 10:20pm Gold
Thursday 6th July 2017 9:20pm Gold
Friday 7th July 2017 9:00pm Gold
Tuesday 21st November 2017 10:25pm Gold
Wednesday 22nd November 2017 9:20pm Gold
Friday 12th January 2018 9:30pm BBC1
Monday 16th April 2018 10:40pm Gold
Tuesday 17th April 2018 9:20pm Gold
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Friday 10th May 2019 9:30pm BBC1
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Friday 16th August 2019 11:35pm Gold
Sunday 29th September 2019 11:40pm Gold
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Saturday 12th October 2019 9:00pm Gold
Monday 17th February 2020 9:30pm BBC1
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Wednesday 20th July 2022 1:00am Gold
Tuesday 4th October 2022 11:20pm Gold
Wednesday 5th October 2022 9:20pm Gold
Sunday 30th April 2023 11:00pm Gold
Monday 1st May 2023 9:00pm Gold
Sunday 11th June 2023 11:40pm Gold
Monday 12th June 2023 2:50am Gold
Thursday 3rd August 2023 10:00pm Gold
Friday 4th August 2023 1:15am Gold
Friday 20th October 2023 9:30pm BBC1
Saturday 28th October 2023 11:00pm Gold
Thursday 8th February 2024 11:00pm Gold
Friday 9th February 2024 9:40pm Gold

Cast & crew

Brendan O'Carroll Agnes Brown
Jennifer Gibney Cathy Brown
Paddy Houlihan Dermot Brown
Pat Shields (as Pat 'Pepsi' Shields) Mark Brown
Eilish O'Carroll Winnie McGoogan
Danny O'Carroll Buster Brady
Fiona O'Carroll Maria Nicholson / Brown
Amanda Woods Betty Brown
Dermot O'Neill Grandad Brown
Guest cast
Mark Dymond Mick O'Leary
Writing team
Brendan O'Carroll Writer
Paul Mayhew-Archer Script Editor
Production team
Ben Kellett Director
Stephen McCrum Producer
Martin Delany Producer
Justin Healy Executive Producer
Mark Freeland Executive Producer
Mark Lawrence Editor
Iain McDonald Production Designer
Andy O'Callaghan Composer


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