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Ghosts was the most-watched TV comedy of 2023

Ghosts, Michael McIntyre's Big Show, Have I Got News For You, Blankety Blank and Mrs Brown's Boys were the most-watched British comedies on TV in 2023.

British Comedy Guide, 10th January 2024

Mrs Brown's Boys New Year's special review

Zero stars

I'm giving the Mrs Brown's Boys new year special - "New Year, New Mammy" - zero stars, for two reasons. Firstly, because it is sufficiently bad that it offends the notion of star awarding. But secondly, and more importantly, because it exists in a liminal space outside of critical scrutiny or contemporary cultural mores. It is timeless and authorial and vapid and abominable. But you already knew that, didn't you?

Nick Hilton, The Independent, 1st January 2024

Mrs. Brown's Boys review

A new low - even Brendan O'Carroll doesn't seem to give a feck anymore.

Sean O'Grady, The Independent, 25th December 2023

Christmas Day TV reviews

Reviews of Arena: Caroline Aherne: Comedy Queen (5*), Barry Humphries: The Last Laugh (4*), Mrs. Brown's Boys (2*) and Ghosts (4*).

Carol Midgley, The Times, 25th December 2023

Mrs Brown's Boys set for second Netflix film with Hollywood star despite fan fury

Mrs Brown's Boys star Brendan O'Carroll is in secret talks to reprise his role as the comedy matriarch for another movie-length special after A Madea Homecoming's success

Ed Gleave, Daily Star, 16th September 2023

Mrs Brown's Boys viewers call out 'technical blunder' as second episode of BBC comedy airs

Writing on social media, they called out the picture quality.

Alex Doyle, The Sun, 15th September 2023

Mrs. Brown's Boys review

If you didn't like it a decade ago, you won't like it now.

Rachael Healy, i Newspaper, 8th September 2023

Mrs. Brown's Boys review

Uninspired and unoriginal, this is the kind of stuff that would shame a best man's speech delivered by Sir Gavin Williamson.

Sean O'Grady, The Independent, 8th September 2023

Mrs. Brown's Boys review

The best thing about the new series of Mrs. Brown's Boys? The sense it may finally be ending.

Benji Wilson, The Telegraph, 8th September 2023

Mrs Brown's Boys to pay tribute to two drag legends in new series

These are the late Paul O'Grady and Barry Humphries - AKA drag performers Lily Savage and Dame Edna Everage. The two comedians died in March and April respectively.

Isobel Lewis, The Independent, 30th August 2023

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