Mrs Brown's Boys

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Mrs Brown’s Boys – a Covid-19 litmus test? | Brief letters
Brief letters: Lucy Mangan | Donald Trump | Mrs Brown’s Boys | Cuckoo calls | Uses for tights | Happy mediums


19, May, 2020 @5:33 PM

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Roll over Fleabag, Mrs Brown got the priest first | Stewart Lee
Why do we view the experimentation of Mrs Brown’s Boys as naive and the same techniques by Phoebe Waller-Bridge as genius?

Stewart Lee

02, Feb, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Revenge of Mammy: how TV’s Mrs Brown defied the sneers to win the last laugh
The hugely popular BBC show got the top TV comedy award – and a barrage of abuse on Twitter and beyond. Our writer explains why its creator needn’t give a feck

Rory Carroll

01, Feb, 2020 @2:05 PM

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Mrs Brown's Boys: how did the worst show on TV become a festive must-watch?
Somehow, without anyone noticing, the dire BBC sitcom has become the centrepiece of Christmas TV. How on Earth did this happen?

Joel Golby

21, Dec, 2019 @11:00 AM

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Mrs Brown’s Boys – again: how groundhog schedules destroyed Christmas TV
Strictly. Call the Midwife. EastEnders. We’ve been here before. The BBC’s Christmas offering has stagnated, and now it’s do or die

Stuart Heritage

27, Nov, 2019 @3:09 PM

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TV Tonight: farewell to the ludicrously watchable All Round to Mrs Brown's
The Mrs Brown’s Boys spin-off concludes with the same mix of cross-dressing and baffled celebs, while a new film celebrates LA singer-songwriters. Here’s what to watch on TV this evening

Mike Bradley, Graeme Virtue, Phil Harrison, Hannah Verdier and Paul Howlett

27, Apr, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Mrs Brown's Boys D'Musical? review – where are d'jokes and d'good songs?
Brendan O’Carroll and co cheerfully gurn their way through two hours’ of weak gags, unmemorable songs and wasted opportunities

Peter Ross

01, Apr, 2019 @5:00 AM

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TV tonight: are Sleaford Mods 'the world's greatest rock'n'roll band'?
Iggy Pop reckons so – now a new documentary chronicles the abrasive duo’s rise. Plus The Voice reaches its knockout stage. Here’s all the best TV to tunein for

Mike Bradley, Hannah Verdier, Graeme Virtue, Phil Harrison and Paul Howlett

23, Mar, 2019 @6:00 AM

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The week in TV: The ABC Murders; Watership Down; You; The Dead Room; Mrs Brown’s Boys
John Malkovich’s turn as an ageing Hercule Poirot fleshed out the Belgian sleuth, while Watership Down offered gory lessons in team management

Euan Ferguson

30, Dec, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Get your hands off my double entendres! Is the smutty pun now under attack?
It is Britain’s favourite type of humour, the go-to gag for everyone from Carry On stars to Bake Off hosts. But are fnarr fnarr jokes just another example of male sexual entitlement?

Ryan Gilbey

07, May, 2018 @12:28 PM

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The National Television Awards 2018: who will win – and who should
The British public are going to give their verdict on the last 12 months of TV, so will hardy perennials like Ant & Dec be dethroned? Here are our predictions

Jack Seale

23, Jan, 2018 @11:56 AM

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Sitcoms seem stuck in the 70s. Is there still a place for them in today’s world? | Jack Bernhardt
The sitcom’s gig might be over, with audiences’ lust for comedy being served by competitive baking shows and reality TV, says comedy writer Jack Bernhardt

Jack Bernhardt

16, Jan, 2018 @12:22 PM

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