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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Series 3, Episode 3 - Mammy's Break

It's Agnes Brown's anniversary and she's in a great mood. However, she would be in an even better mood if she could just find someone to look after Grandad for a couple of weeks while she treats herself to a holiday.

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Mrs. Brown's Boys. Image shows from L to R: Dino Doyle (Gary Hollywood), Agnes Brown (Brendan O'Carroll). Copyright: BBC / BocPix.

Private nursing homes are too expensive and Winnie can't take him in case Jacko is let out of hospital. Perhaps Doctor Flynn might be able to arrange some respite care?

Rory and Dino's new apartment isn't ready yet so Mrs Brown kindly invites them to move in with her for a couple of weeks. However, she's soon spitting feathers when Dino starts taking over the house. But that's nothing compared to how she might react if she ever found that the pair don't sleep in separate bedrooms.

When Dr Flynn reluctantly agrees to have Grandad tested for dementia, Mrs Brown devises a cunning plan to make sure Grandad fails the test and is sent for respite care. But when the health tester arrives, Grandad isn't the only person he's concerned about...

Meanwhile, Agnes is furious when Rory picks her rival Hillary Nicholson as his model in the hairdressing competition. However, Rory has a nicer surprise for his mother as well: he's arranged a psychic to contact her late husband Redser. Agnes is sceptical until Redser's spirit reveals some very ominous news.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 14th January 2013
Time
9:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

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    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
    Fiona Gibney Sharon McGoogan
    Guest cast
    Derek Reddin Dr Flynn
    Conor Gibney Paramedic
    Mark Sheridan Paramedic
    Mike Nolan Mr Foley
    Joe Duffy Jimmy Gennocchi
    John O'Mahony Health Tester
    Writing team
    Brendan O'Carroll Writer
    Paul Mayhew-Archer Script Editor
    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

    Videos

    Mrs Brown on Hold

    Agnes is desperate for a holiday but cannot find anyone to look after Grandad.

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

    Mrs Brown Tests Grandad's Memory

    Agnes is confusing Grandad in an attempt to get him into an old people's home.

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

    Mrs Brown's Psychic Experience

    Agnes is sceptical about psychics, but caught unawares, she gives it a go.

    Featuring: Brendan O'Carroll (Agnes Brown), Joe Duffy (Jimmy Gennocchi), Jennifer Gibney (Cathy Brown), Rory Cowan (Rory Brown), Dermot O'Neill (Grandad Brown), Gary Hollywood (Dino Doyle).

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