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 - 2021. Stars Brendan O'Carroll, Jennifer Gibney, Paddy Houlihan, Rory Cowan and others.

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

Live - Mammy Sutra

Agnes Brown is her usual meddling self, in this first ever live broadcast of Mrs Brown's Boys. When Agnes discovers that Mark and Betty are having bedroom problems, she takes it upon herself to help. Meanwhile, as Dermot's business grows he has a difficult decision to make about his best friend Buster.


Broadcast live, this episode over-ran its scheduled 30-minute slot by 7 minutes.

Despite being broadcast live, this is the most-recorded episode of Mrs. Brown's Boys to date, having been filmed during two rehearsals on Friday 22nd July, and one earlier in the afternoon before the live broadcast.

Broadcast details

Saturday 23rd July 2016
37 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
Gary Hollywood Dino Doyle
Conor Moloney Father Damien
Fiona Gibney Sharon McGoogan
Guest cast
Ben Kellett Self
Writing team
Brendan O'Carroll Writer
Production team
Ben Kellett Director
Justin Healy Executive Producer
Mark Freeland Executive Producer
Ewan Angus Executive Producer
James Farrell Series Producer
Fiona Gibney Producer
Eddie Doyle Executive Producer
Steven Canny Executive Producer


Mrs Brown's Boys Live

The trailer for the live broadcast of Mrs Brown's Boys.

Featuring: Brendan O'Carroll (Agnes Brown).


Brendan O'Carroll and director Ben Kellett talk about preparing from the live episode.

Featuring: Brendan O'Carroll (Agnes Brown).

Mrs Brown does the trust test

Mrs Brown attempts the trust test.

Featuring: Brendan O'Carroll (Agnes Brown), Paddy Houlihan (Dermot Brown), Danny O'Carroll (Buster Brady), Conor Moloney (Father Damien).

Mrs Brown calls Rory back

Mrs Brown calls Rory back to ask about Mrs murphy's pussy, causing Rory to corpse big time.

Featuring: Brendan O'Carroll (Agnes Brown), Jennifer Gibney (Cathy Brown), Rory Cowan (Rory Brown), Gary Hollywood (Dino Doyle).

Winnie trips over her words

Mrs Brown and Winnie are at the bar when Winnie trips up on her lines.

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


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