Mrs. Brown's Boys. Image shows from L to R: Buster Brady (Danny O'Carroll), Grandad Brown (Dermot O'Neill), Dino Doyle (Gary Hollywood), Rory Brown (Rory Cowan), Cathy Brown (Jennifer Gibney), Mark Brown (Pat Shields), Betty Brown (Amanda Woods), Winnie McGoogan (Eilish O'Carroll), Dermot Brown (Paddy Houlihan), Agnes Brown (Brendan O'Carroll), Maria Nicholson / Brown (Fiona O'Carroll). Copyright: BBC / BocPix.

Mrs. Brown's Boys

BBC One sitcom starring Brendan O'Carroll. 36 episodes (3 series), 2011 - 2020. Stars Brendan O'Carroll, Jennifer Gibney, Paddy Houlihan, Rory Cowan and others.

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Series 1, Episode 4 - Mammy Rides Again

Agnes and Winnie gatecrash Maria's hen party, but realise that they have the wrong venue. Later, having invited Maria's snooty mother Mrs Nicholson to dinner, a nervous Agnes shores up her confidence with alcohol, but chaos ensues as the evening proceeds.

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Mrs. Brown's Boys. Winnie McGoogan (Eilish O'Carroll). Copyright: BBC / BocPix.

It's the week of Dermot's fiancée, Maria Nicholson's, hen party, as the comedy written by and starring Brendan O'Carroll continues. Agnes Brown and her friend Winnie are excited about going ... until daughter Cathy tells them they are not invited because they are too old. Undeterred, Mrs Brown decides she'll crash the event and show the girls that she and Winnie are not too old to party. All she has to do is find out where the party is being held. Agnes thinks her luck is in when son Dermot tells her that the girls are meeting at local pub Foleys. But when Agnes bursts into the pub in full hen party attire it becomes clear that Dermot may have misinformed her.

That night, Agnes mistakenly invites Maria's snooty mother, Mrs Nicholson, to dinner. Finding out that Mrs Nicholson is so sophisticated that she has two toilets in her house, Agnes has one fitted in an understairs cupboard in order to impress her guest. Despite this, and despite drafting in Rory's cordon-bleu friend Dino to cook dinner, on the night Mrs Brown is incredibly nervous and turns to drink. With Mrs Brown increasingly desperate to delight Mrs Nicholson, the evening descends into chaos as the drink takes hold, the aftermath of Agnes's hen party mistake plays out, and Grandad decides to go to the toilet in the wrong cupboard.

Notes

This episode was scheduled to begin at 22:35 but was delayed due to earlier over-running programmes.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 14th March 2011
Time
10:44pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Brendan O'Carroll Agnes Brown
    Jennifer Gibney Cathy Brown
    Paddy Houlihan Dermot Brown
    Rory Cowan Rory 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
    Sorcha Cusack Hillary Nicholson
    Gary Hollywood Dino Doyle
    Emily Reagan (as Emily Regan) Barbara
    Guest cast
    Joe Conlan Plumber
    Gary Lilburn Father Quinn
    Helen Spain Widow Murphy
    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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