Mrs Brown’s Boy’s Live – Mammy Sutra
In March 2016, the BBC launched a season of sitcoms to celebrate 60 years since Hancock’s Half Hour was first broadcast on BBC TV.
The season got under way with a specialone off ‘live’ episode of the hugely popular Mrs Brown’s Boys. Creator and Mrs Brown herself Brendan O’ Carroll, comented ‘They’ve lost their minds!'”
Live it was, broadcast from the BBC studios in Glasgow, with no delay, which meant any swear words would be broadcast and indeed they were, but viewers loved it.
The show attracted overnight audiences of 6.5 million.
In this live episode, Agnes discovers son Mark Brown (Pat ‘Pepsi’ Shields) and his wife Betty (Amanda Woods) are experiencing problems in the bedroom. She takes it upon herself to fix the situation.
Brendan O’Carroll – Agnes Brown
Jennifer Gibney – Cathy Brown
Dermot O’Neill – Grandad Brown
Paddy Houlihan – Dermot Brown
Eilish O’Carroll – Winnie McGoogan
Rory Cowan – Rory Brown
Danny O’Carroll – Buster Brady
Amanda Woods – Betty Brown
Pat Shields – Mark Brown
Fiona O’Carroll – Maria Brown
Gary Hollywood – Dino Doyle
Fiona Gibney – Sharon McGoogan
Conor Moloney – Father Damien
Created and Written By: Brendan O’Carroll
Original Transmission Date: July 23rd