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RTE will air two festive editions of Mrs Brown’s Boys; one on Christmas Day and the New Year special hits our screens on Monday 30 December . It really is Marmite; you either love it or you hate it.

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Mrs Brown's Boys: Christmas and New Year specialMrs Brown's Boys, created by and starring Irish comic Brendan O'Carroll, airs Christmas and in the New Year on RTEMrs Brown's Boys, created by and starring Irish comic Brendan O'Carroll, airs Christmas and in the New Year on RTE.2013-12-13T11:45:00falsetrueMrs Brown's BoysRTE will air two festive editions of Mrs Brown’s Boys; one on Christmas Day and the New Year special hits our screens on Monday 30 December . It really is Marmite; you either love it or you hate it.Click through the photos for more information about Mrs Brown's Boys.topMrs Brown's Boys - 1Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 1(©BBC)Mrs Brown's BoysIn the first festive special, Christmas is just round the corner, and no-one knows what Mrs Brown’s grandson Bono wants for a present. He's already posted his letter off to Santa and he's not saying a word about what's in it. Can Mrs Brown find out in time?topMrs Brown's Boys - 2Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 2(©BBC)Mrs Brown's BoysMeanwhile, at her family games night, Agnes struggles to control her temper when none of the guests will play by her rules. But at least there shouldn't be any problems with the Christmas tree this year - she's had a very special one delivered...topMrs Brown's Boys - 3Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 3(©BBC)Mrs Brown's BoysIt's one sitcom splitting critics and audiences firmly down the middle: The Daily Mail, for example, asked: "Could Mrs Brown's Boys on BBC1 be the worst comedy ever transmitted on British television?"topMrs Brown's Boys - 4Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 4(©BBC)Mrs Brown's BoysThe UK Independent went further, branding Mrs Brown's Boys "the worst comedy ever made... However, the public has spoken - and continues to speak very loudly on this subject. They don't care what the critics think about Mrs Brown's Boys.topMrs Brown's Boys - 5Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 5(©BBC)Mrs Brown's BoysMrs Brown's Boys is the broadest of sitcoms; it trades on the physical (you won't believe some of the scrapes Mrs Brown finds herself in), it's profane (the language isn't for the sensitive) and it's pretty over-the-top. But it has enjoyed huge success; at the 2013 National Television Awards, it was voted best sitcom, beating Absolutely Fabulous and Benidorm.topMrs Brown's Boys - 6Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 6(©BBC)Mrs Brown's BoysThe BBC screened two editions of Mrs Brown's Boys over the 2012 festive period and they drew an average of 15 million viewers, including time-shift and iPlayer viewing. That is just phenomenal TV ratings; no other word for it. Little wonder we are seeing more of the same for 2013.topMrs Brown's Boys - 7Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 7(©BBC)Mrs Brown's BoysIn the first second special scheduled for around the New Year, Agnes is a mammy on a mission. She's trying to make sure her grandson Bono isn't sent to the infamous local primary school (despite what his parents want). And as if her house isn't normally noisy enough, she finds herself lumbered with a brand new houseguest - a homeless parrot. Cue the laughter...topMrs Brown's Boys - 8Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 8(©BBC)Mrs Brown's BoysAt least Agnes has her New Year's Eve party to look forward to - until her guests start dropping like flies. Suddenly it looks like she might be seeing in the New Year alone without her family around her...topMrs Brown's Boys - 9Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 9(©BBC)Mrs Brown's BoysBafta-winning comedian Brendan O'Carroll has hit out at critics of his smash hit series Mrs Brown's Boys. Talking about the success of the show, which frequently divides industry heads, he says if detractors could write as well as he does, they would not be critics.topMrs Brown's Boys - 10Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 10(©BBC)Mrs Brown's BoysIrish stand-up comedian Brendan O'Carroll has put his success with Mrs Brown's Boys down to it being the right thing at the right time. He says it gives people some nostalgia during these difficult times with the downturn in the economy."People are really, really down and this is a comedy that's not trying to be clever and not trying to be anything except make you laugh," he has said.topMrs Brown's Boys - 11Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 11(©BBC)Mrs Brown's BoysTalking to the Press Association, Brendan O'Carroll insisted: "There's not enough programmes on television that you can sit down for half and hour and laugh. That's what we aim to do." He added: "We're not trying to give a message, we're not trying to say this is how you raise you're family, certainly now. What we're trying to say is every bit of this should try to be funny anyway and it's working."topMrs Brown's Boys - 12Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 12(©BBC)Mrs Brown's BoysIn addition to its National Television Award for 2013, Mrs Brown’s Boys was named best comedy at the TV Choice Awards. It’s the second year in a row that the comedy, produced by BBC Scotland, has taken top prize. On its way to yet another gong, Mrs Brown's Boys beat Jack Whitehall's Bad Education, Miranda Hart's Miranda and Lee Mack's Not Going Out. When it comes to audience votes, it's hard to see what will topple it.topMrs Brown's Boys - 13Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 13(©BBC)Mrs Brown's BoysFans of Mrs Brown's Boys will soon be able to enjoy the debut film: Mrs Brown's Boys D'Movie. Brendan O'Carroll said fans will get a snap-shot of Mrs Brown's life, back among the fruit and vegetable traders on Dublin's famous Moore Street.topMrs Brown's Boys - 14Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 14(©BBC)Mrs Brown's BoysThe stage version of Mrs Brown's Boys has been a sell-out success for a number of years, both in Ireland and the UK. If viewers tune in to the festive specials on Christmas Day and Monday 30 December, they will see a good deal of farce and daft behaviour as Agnes offers help and advice to her family and friends.The cast also includes Dermot O'Neill as Grandad Brown, Paddy Houlihan as Dermot, Fiona O'Carroll as Maria and Jennifer Gibney as Cathy.topMrs Brown's Boys - 15Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)Mrs Brown's Boys - 15(©BBC)

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