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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Christmas 2013 - Who's A Pretty Mammy?

Agnes is determined that, despite his parents' wishes, grandson Bono will not be attending the infamous local primary. But she's also got her annual New Year's Eve party on her mind.

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

The lead-up to New Year starts with some sad news as Maria discovers she has lost her Auntie Mary in a car accident. As if that wasn't bad enough, Father Damien and grumpy new parish priest Father McBride announce that Mary's pet parrot will need to be put down unless someone offers to take it in.

Meanwhile, Mark and Betty have decided that Bono is going to attend the infamous local school, St Stephen's. Convinced that it will be too rough for her beloved grandson, Agnes does everything in her power to convince the couple to change their minds. But with Father McBride also determined to stand in her way, is this one battle that Mrs Brown simply isn't going to win?

Luckily, Agnes has her New Year's party planning to take her mind off things - if only people would stop turning down her invitations! Winnie's off to visit Jacko; Mick's organised a surprise getaway for Cathy; and Mark and Betty are heading to Donegal. Even Rory and Dino have to call off after Mrs Brown's plan to turn Dino into a meat eater goes awry. It's starting to looks like Agnes will be seeing in the bells on her own after all.

At least she and Winnie have some helium to keep their spirits high! Although before Agnes can start worrying about her balloons, there's a rather more noxious gas causing her trouble...

Broadcast details

Monday 30th December 2013
40 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Brendan O'Carroll Agnes Brown
    Jennifer Gibney Cathy Brown
    Paddy Houlihan Dermot Brown
    Rory Cowan Rory 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
    Susie Blake Hillary Nicholson
    Gary Hollywood Dino Doyle
    Conor Moloney Father Damien
    Emily Reagan (as Emily Regan) Barbara
    Fiona Gibney Sharon McGoogan
    Guest cast
    Mark Dymond Mick O'Leary
    Martin Delany Trevor Brown
    Jimmy Gibney Father McBride
    Writing team
    Brendan O'Carroll Writer
    Paul Mayhew-Archer Script Editor
    Paul Mayhew-Archer Writer
    Production team
    Ben Kellett Director
    Martin Delany Producer
    Justin Healy Executive Producer
    Mark Freeland Executive Producer
    Ewan Angus Executive Producer
    Stephen McCrum Series Producer
    James Farrell Producer
    Mark Lawrence Editor
    Iain McDonald Production Designer
    Andy O'Callaghan Composer


    Mrs Brown Squeaks

    Winnie and Agnes play with helium.

    Featuring: Brendan O'Carroll (Agnes Brown), Eilish O'Carroll (Winnie McGoogan).


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