Mrs. Brown’s Boys

Brendan O’Carroll (born 17 September 1955) is an Irish writer, producer, comedian, actor, and director. He is best known for portraying foul-mouthed Irish matriarch Agnes Brown in the BBC television series Mrs. Brown’s Boys.

brendan o'Connell as Agnes BrownIn 1992, he performed a short radio play titled Mrs Brown’s Boys and shortly afterwards he wrote four books titled The Mammy, The Granny, The Chisellers and The Scrapper. In 1999, O’Carroll decided to put together his own family theatre company, called Mrs Brown’s Boys, and dressed up as a woman to play his part as the actress he had originally hired failed to turn up. From 1999 to 2009, he wrote and performed in five plays. Since 2011, the stage shows have been re-toured across the UK. In 2011, his plays were adapted into a television sitcom. So far, from 2011 to 2013 (now 2014), 23 (possibly more now) episodes have aired, across three series, on RTÉ One and BBC One. Mrs. Brown’s Boys D’Movie was released in 2014, and was a significant success in the UK, staying at #1 in the Box office for two consecutive weeks. However the film had very bad reviews, one saying it was not just unfunny but “anti-funny”.

So lets visit the Real Mrs. Brown.

This man is unbelievably funny. Here are some of his funnier shows. The last link is to list of many of his shows.

Christmas Special

New Years Special

Top 5 men in dresses

On Sex

The Condom

The Counseling

Catch phrase

BBC List