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.

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Mrs. Brown's Boys. Image shows from L to R: Agnes Brown (Brendan O'Carroll), Winnie McGoogan (Eilish O'Carroll). Copyright: BBC Studios.

Christmas 2020 - Mammy Of The People

It's Christmas once again in the Brown household and Agnes and her family are trying to get used to "the new normal". Luckily, things haven't changed that much.

Further details

It's Christmas once again in the Brown household and Agnes and her family are trying to get used to "the new normal". Luckily, things haven't changed that much. Mrs Brown has a new tree, Grandad has a new complaint and Buster and Dermot have new jobs, helping to raise awareness of the coronavirus.

There's much to distract them too, as Winnie and Agnes have entered a competition in the Radio Times to perform an alternative Queen's speech and are waiting to hear if they've won. Plus they've been told to look out for a flasher called the Knickie Knackie Dickie who's been terrorising households around Finglas. Meanwhile, Father Damien is worried he's not getting his Christmas message across and has come to Agnes for some advice.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 25th December 2020
Time
10pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
40 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
Susie Blake Hillary Nicholson
Conor Moloney Father Damien
Emily Reagan (as Emily Regan) Barbara
Fiona Gibney Sharon McGoogan
Guest cast
Derek Reddin Dr Flynn
Felix Delany Johnny
Conor Gibney Garda Kingston
Aly Mahmoud Chef Aly
Felix Delany (as Ely Delany) Jasper
Mark Sheridan Pat The Postman
Writing team
Brendan O'Carroll Writer
Production team
Ben Kellett Director
Justin Healy Executive Producer
Fiona Gibney Producer
Ben Kellett Producer
Sam Michell Producer
Steven Canny Executive Producer
Brendan O'Carroll Executive Producer
Martin Delany Executive Producer
Gavin Smith Executive Producer

Press

Review: Mrs. Brown's Boys Christmas Special

Love it or loathe it, the Christmas juggernaut rolls on - but this year's special had a serious emotional message to deliver.

Ed Power, The Telegraph, 25th December 2020

Review: Mrs. Brown's Boys Christmas Special

Mammy Of The People is a reminder of just how gruesome Brendan O'Carroll's long-running comedy is.

Sean O'Grady, The Independent, 25th December 2020

Review: Mrs. Brown's Boys Christmas Special

It wouldn't be Christmas without a visit (or two) to the Brown residence, says Helen Daly.

Helen Daly, Radio Times, 25th December 2020
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