British Comedy Guide

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. 32 episodes (3 series), 2011 - 2018. Stars Brendan O'Carroll, Jennifer Gibney, Paddy Houlihan, Rory Cowan and others.

Returns Monday 25th December at 10pm. Episode Guide
Christmas 2014, Christmas Special is repeated on Friday at 9:30pm

Press Clippings

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

O'Carroll up in arms over BBC "ambushing" his daughter

Brendan O'Carroll, who plays Mrs Brown in the BBC sitcom, has hit back at the BBC over the way they have investigated the tax affairs of his real-life daughter, Fiona Delaney.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 8th November 2017

Mrs Brown's Boys stars 'diverted £2m in tax dodge'

Three stars of hit BBC sitcom Mrs. Brown's Boys diverted more than £2m into an offshore tax-avoidance scheme, Paradise Papers documents show.

Patrick Houlihan and Martin and Fiona Delany transferred their fees into companies in Mauritius and sent money back as loans.

BBC, 6th November 2017

Rory Cowan quits Mrs Brown's Boys

Rory Cowan, who plays the gay son in Mrs Brown's Boys, has announced he has left the show, saying he was "unhappy".

British Comedy Guide, 10th July 2017

Superfan shows off Mrs Brown's Boys tattoos

A Manchester superfan has wowed the cast of Mrs Brown's Boys with an "amazing" collection of tattoos.

Manchester Evening News, 15th April 2017

TV humour is lewd, lavatorial & lacking any form of wit

The problem, however, is bigger than just one show. For the abject and high-profile failure of The Nightly Show raises a disturbing question. What has happened to British comedy? The sheer unfunniness of much of it is beyond depressing.

Christopher Hart, Daily Mail, 18th March 2017

Talks of crossover between Mrs Brown's Boys & Benidorm

Sherrie Hewson says there have been talks about a crossover featuring the characters of Benidorm and Mrs Brown's Boys.

Mark Jefferies, The Mirror, 24th February 2017

BBC extends Mrs Brown's Boys and Graham Norton deals

The BBC has signed deals to keep Mrs Brown's Boys and The Graham Norton Show on BBC One until at least 2020.

British Comedy Guide, 27th January 2017

MP: Corbyn doomed because he doesn't watch Mrs. Brown

Jeremy Corbyn is doomed to electoral failure because he and his supporters are not amused by bawdy programmes such as Mrs Brown's Boys, Labour MP Stella Creasy declared yesterday.

Glen Owen and Ned Donovan, Mail on Sunday, 15th January 2017

Mrs Brown & Outnumbered among big iPlayer shows on Xmas

The most watched shows on the BBC iPlayer of Christmas were EastEnders, Mrs. Brown's Boys and Outnumbered. Last Tango in Halifax made the top 20.

Sarah Doran, Radio Times, 13th January 2017

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