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Christmas 2017 - Mammy's Mummy

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)
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?

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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


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 27th December 2017 10:30pm BBC1
Wednesday 27th December 2017 11:00pm BBC1 Wales
Friday 21st December 2018 9:30pm BBC1
Sunday 23rd December 2018 11:15pm BBC1 Wales
Friday 18th December 2020 9:30pm BBC1
Saturday 19th December 2020 12:05am BBC1 Wales

Cast & crew

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
Mark Lawrence Editor
Andy O'Callaghan Composer
Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
Yvonne Simpson Costume Designer
Helen Cannon Make-up Designer
Martin Hawkins Lighting Designer
Gregor Sharp Commissioning Editor


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).


Mrs. Brown's Boys wins Christmas ratings battle

6.8 million viewers - 32.6% of the TV-watching public - watched the special edition of the hit sitcom starring Brendan O'Carroll and various members of his real-life family.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 26th December 2017

Rory Cowan admits he has 'no interest' in watching show

It might have been the most watched show of Christmas Day - but one person who wasn't tuned in to Mrs Brown's Boys was original star Rory Cowan.

Caroline Westbrook, Metro, 26th December 2017

Mrs Brown's Boys viewers slam Rory Cowan's replacement

The Dubliner played Agnes' son Rory Brown for 26 years - and the matriarch was not happy about her son's new look

Lucy Buckland, Keeley Ryan, Kyle O'Sullivan & Jessica Gibb, The Mirror, 25th December 2017

Mrs Brown's Boys: Mammy's Mummy review

It's in the Christmas sweet spot, between no-brainer and knockabout.

Ed Power, The Telegraph, 25th December 2017

TV review: Mrs Brown's Boys Christmas, BBC One

Sub-standard festive frolics from Mrs Brown and her boys (and girls).

Brian Donaldson, The List, 14th December 2017

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