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. 38 episodes (3 series), 2011 - 2020. Stars Brendan O'Carroll, Jennifer Gibney, Paddy Houlihan, Rory Cowan and others.

Two Christmas specials to follow.
Christmas 2014, Christmas Special is repeated on Gold on Tuesday at 9pm.

Series 2, Episode 1 - Mammy Pulls It Off

Dermot and his new wife Maria have a baby on the way, and they are desperate for a place of their own. The newlyweds just can't afford to move out, but Mrs Brown has a plan to help her son...

Further details

Mrs. Brown's Boys. Image shows from L to R: Grandad Brown (Dermot O'Neill), Agnes Brown (Brendan O'Carroll). Copyright: BBC / BocPix.

Loving mother that she is, Agnes has promised the couple the money from Grandad's life insurance policy payout for a deposit for their own home. There's just one minor hitch - Grandad is not dead.

Caught between a suspicious insurance company and her God-fearing son, Trevor, Agnes has to resort to desperate measures to keep Grandad out of sight and her dream alive.

Broadcast details

Monday 2nd January 2012
30 minutes

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
Dermot O'Neill Grandad Brown
Susie Blake Hillary Nicholson
Fiona Gibney Sharon McGoogan
Guest cast
Mark Dymond Mick O'Leary
Gary Lilburn Father Quinn
Martin Delany Trevor Brown
Paul Mayhew-Archer Mr Rooney (Insurance Man)
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
Ewan Angus Executive Producer


Mrs Brown's Catchphrase

Mrs Brown has a clever way of not swearing at Mrs Nicholson...

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Featuring: Brendan O'Carroll (Agnes Brown), Eilish O'Carroll (Winnie McGoogan), Susie Blake (Hillary Nicholson).

Grandad The Table

Mrs Brown has to pretend Grandad is dead in order to claim his insurance money. So any time the doorbell rings, she panics...

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Featuring: Brendan O'Carroll (Agnes Brown), Jennifer Gibney (Cathy Brown), Danny O'Carroll (Buster Brady), Dermot O'Neill (Grandad Brown).

Mrs Brown and the Condom

Mrs Brown gets into an awkward situation with a condom.

Featuring: Brendan O'Carroll (Agnes Brown), Mark Dymond (Mick O'Leary), Jennifer Gibney (Cathy Brown), Eilish O'Carroll (Winnie McGoogan).


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