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.

Returns Friday 25th December at 10pm. Episode Guide
Christmas 2019, Christmas Special is repeated on Monday at 9:30pm.

Mrs. Brown's Boys. Image shows from L to R: Agnes Brown (Brendan O'Carroll), Maria Nicholson / Brown (Fiona O'Carroll), Dino Doyle (Gary Hollywood), Dr Flynn (Derek Reddin), Rory Brown (Damien McKiernan), Cathy Brown (Jennifer Gibney), Betty Brown (Amanda Woods), Mark Brown (Pat Shields).

Christmas 2017 - Mammy's Mummy

Grandad thinks the house is haunted, Cathy's got a new internet date and Rory is undergoing plastic surgery. At least Agnes has been given a special Christmas tree from Buster Brady to cheer her up - what could possibly go wrong?

Further details

Mrs. Brown's Boys. Image shows from L to R: Winnie McGoogan (Eilish O'Carroll), Agnes Brown (Brendan O'Carroll), Rory Brown (Damien McKiernan).

Mrs. Brown's Boys. Rory Brown (Damien McKiernan). Mrs. Brown's Boys. Dermot Brown (Paddy Houlihan). Mrs. Brown's Boys. Grandad Brown (Dermot O'Neill). Mrs. Brown's Boys. Image shows from L to R: Cathy Brown (Jennifer Gibney), Father Damien (Conor Moloney), Maria Nicholson / Brown (Fiona O'Carroll), Agnes Brown (Brendan O'Carroll), Dino Doyle (Gary Hollywood), Winnie McGoogan (Eilish O'Carroll).


This episode is dedicated to the memory of William McMillan, 1950 - 2016, "Mr. Christmas Tree Magic".

Broadcast details

Monday 25th December 2017
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
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
Gary Hollywood Dino Doyle
Conor Moloney Father Damien
Emily Reagan (as Emily Regan) Barbara
Fiona Gibney Sharon McGoogan
Guest cast
Derek Reddin Dr Flynn
Martin Delany Trevor Brown
Jamie O'Carroll Bono Brown
Damien McKiernan Rory Brown
Richie Hayes Jake
Writing team
Brendan O'Carroll Writer
Production team
Ben Kellett Director
Justin Healy Executive Producer
Ewan Angus Executive Producer
James Farrell Series Producer
Fiona Gibney Producer
Tracy McParland Producer
Ben Kellett Producer
Eddie Doyle Executive Producer
Steven Canny Executive Producer
Brendan O'Carroll Executive Producer
Martin Delany Executive Producer
Chris Sussman Executive Producer


Mammy's Mummy trailer

It's mayhem as usual at Mrs Brown's this Christmas, and what on earth has happened to Rory?

Featuring: Brendan O'Carroll (Agnes Brown), Derek Reddin (Dr Flynn), Jennifer Gibney (Cathy Brown), 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), Damien McKiernan (Rory Brown).

Cathy's Date

Cathy is excited about her new internet date.

Featuring: Brendan O'Carroll (Agnes Brown), Jennifer Gibney (Cathy Brown), Eilish O'Carroll (Winnie McGoogan), Gary Hollywood (Dino Doyle).


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