Brendan O'Carroll
Brendan O'Carroll
Brendan O'Carroll is an Irish BAFTA-winning writer, producer, comedian, author, actor and director. Best known for portraying the foul-mouthed Irish matriarch Mrs. Brown, O'Carroll has been a popular comedian in Ireland since the early 1990s.
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The Wright Way goes wrong: how social media is changing TV
Guardian (UK) - over 3 years
As Ben Elton and Peter Kay feel the heat of Twitter's critics and communal viewing makes a comeback, Mark Lawson asks if broadcasters are running scared This week's news that Ben Elton's much-despised BBC1 sitcom The Wright Way will not return for a second series couldn't have come as much of a surprise. Peter Kay's announcement that he will premiere his new BBC comedy on iPlayer ahead of its network TV outing, however, is unprecedented. Both revelations came from a lunch at which Shane Allen, BBC controller of comedy commissioning, spoke to the Broadcasting Press Guild. And the decisions are connected, by a growing concern in the industry about the difficulty of launching a new comedy in an age of immediate viewer reaction – thanks to social media. Kay, who is moving from Channel 4 to the BBC, has negotiated the iPlayer pre-release – on a service initially designed for catch-up viewing – as part of a so-called soft launch. That advertising-industry phrase contrasts with the hard-s ...
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Mrs Brown gets Saturday night gameshow
Broadcast - over 4 years
The star of Mrs Brown’s Boys, Brendan O’Carroll, is being handed his own BBC1 Saturday night gameshow.
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Brendan O'Carroll has said he would love a seat in the Dail...
JOE - almost 5 years
In the past few months, Brendan O'Carroll has practically conquered the world with his comedy Mrs Brown's Boys. Now he's thinking about conquering the Dail. Seriously.
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The BAFTA Television Award Nominees Are…
Perez Hilton - almost 5 years
The BAFTA Television Awards nominees have finally been announced! The Arqiva British Academy Television Awards for 2012 will be airing on May 27th. While many of the programs may seem unfamiliar -- mainly because we don't get them in the United States -- some should still ring a bell. We were glad to see Maggie Smith nominated for Supporting Actress for her role in Downtown Abbey. Props to Harry Potter alum getting some love! It was also funny when we stumbled across Modern Family under the Foreign category! We forget it'd be foreign to anyone not in America. LOLz! Check out the list of the nominees for some of the top categories ... AFTER THE JUMP!!! Leading Actor Benedict Cumberbatch - Sherlock (BBC One) Dominic West - Appropriate Adult (ITV) John Simm - Exile (BBC One) Joseph Gilgun - This is England ’88 (Channel 4) Leading Actress Emily Watson - Appropriate Adult (ITV1) Nadine Marshall - Random (Channel 4) Romola Garai - The Crimson Petal and the ...
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No relief from empty mortgage talk - Irish Times
Google News - over 5 years
The comedian Brendan O'Carroll got in contact to say he would pay off the debt, leading Tom to cry in gratitude and, one presumes, relief. Tom's tale was the kind of human-interest fodder that Liveline thrives on daily. But it also spoke of a change in
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Aran island hotel's drinks licence renewed - Irish Times
Google News - over 5 years
But Insp Brendan O'Carroll said the Garda was withdrawing its objection as efforts had been made by management. A number of residents withdrew their objections, while others did not appear at the Kilronan District Court sitting
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Young, gifted and back! - hotpress.com (subscription)
Google News - over 5 years
That's how good it was. I'd also got to travel all over the world to do shows. And I'd published two books that each sold 20000 copies. I did some acting with Brendan O'Carroll and others. I was busy, busy, busy
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Last Night's TV: Monty Hall's Great Irish Escape - Irish Independent
Google News - over 5 years
An much uglier Irish experience is Mrs Brown's Boys, Brendan O'Carroll's very successful sitcom which is being repeated on RTE1 for the summer. O'Carroll rages against his many critics, arguing that they are out of touch elitists with no clue what
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Theatres - Coming Soon - August 4 onwards - ChesterChronicle.co.uk
Google News - over 5 years
FOLLOWING the success of the TV comedy series Mrs Brown's Boys on BBC 1, Brendan O'Carroll returns to the Liverpool stage. This is the second of the Mrs Brown Trilogy of plays (although there's actually five) and is written by and stars Brendan
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Review: Good Mourning Mrs Brown, Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff - WalesOnline
Google News - over 5 years
Welcome to the world of Mrs Brown's Boys, a gag-a-second creation of Irish funnyman Brendan O'Carroll. After two-and-a-half hours of O'Carroll's rapier-like put-downs, ad-libs and explosive expletives, I left the auditorium feeling like I'd suffered
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Brendan O'Carroll brings his Mourning glory to Cardiff - WalesOnline
Google News - over 5 years
Dave Owens meets Mrs Brown herself, aka Irish comedy star Brendan O'Carroll FOR a man who has made a living out of playing a woman, it's unsurprising that Brendan O'Carroll needs a little male time now and then. When I speak to the Irish comedy star,
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Good Mourning Mrs Brown, Hammersmith Apollo, review - Telegraph.co.uk
Google News - over 5 years
Brendan O'Carroll's Mrs Brown at Hammersmith Apollo made Dominic Cavendish laugh a fair bit but at two and a half hours the show drags. Rating: * * * By Dominic Cavendish The strikers are massing, the economy's on the ropes, oh and dissident Irish
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Good Mourning Mrs Brown is an unsophisticated farce - Evening Standard
Google News - over 5 years
In his native Ireland, Brendan O'Carroll's cross-dressing mammy Agnes Brown is a phenomenon and most of London's middle-aged expats seemed to have made the pilgrimage to W6 to see the live version of his BBC sitcom that recently shocked even its star
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news.tenpers.13::1 - Variety
Google News - over 5 years
Brendan O'Carroll has signed with Kaplan Stahler Agency. Past credits include "Angela's Ashes" and "The Van." Luis Bustamante has inked with Diverse Talent Group for representation. Thesp's credits include "Southland," "Bones" and Lifetime telepic
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'I'm not justa pretty face' - Irish Independent
Google News - over 5 years
Closer to home, fellow funnyman Brendan O'Carroll is perhaps an unlikely member of the Mensa elite. Yet with a reported IQ of 153, he finds himself in the top 2pc of the population who took the test. Said the boisterous comic in a 2008 interview:
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Review: Good Mourning Mrs Brown, Newcastle - ChronicleLive
Google News - over 5 years
No, he's not one of Mrs Brown's boys, rather BOB stands for Bit Of Business – the term Mrs Brown's nemesis, Brendan O'Carroll, uses in the script pages for when he is about to go off on a tangent and not even the rest of the cast know what to expect
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Local Man Unimpressed By 3D Johnny Depp Pirate Movie - The Spoof (satire)
Google News - over 5 years
I hope he's better behaved when we go to the theatre to watch Brendan O'Carroll next weekend in Mrs Brown. Otherwise I shall have to smack him around the head. With a plank. Or something. Mind you, he wouldn't feel it." Make Skoob1999's day - give this
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