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The Twitter Joke Trial was itself a complete joke

08.03.12 Posted in News, Twitter Joke Trial by

This week the infamous trial in the UK nicknamed ‘The Twitter Joke Trial’ finally reached a sensible conclusion. I wrote an opinion piece about the trial for TheJournal.ie which can you can read on their website here http://www.thejournal.ie/readme/twitter-joke-trial-535488-Jul2012/ or I have also included the full article below.   The Twitter joke trial shows freedom of […]

Mrs Brown’s Boys winning the ratings war in Australia

07.18.12 Posted in Mrs Brown's Boys, News by

The global phenomenon that is Mrs Brown’s Boys continues with the latest series riding high in the Australian ratings where it is show on Channel 7.  Last week Brendan O’Carroll’s sitcom was the fourth most watch programme on Australian TV  despit its Wednesday evening slot. It attracted over 2.2m viewers in Australia’s major cities with […]

Mrs Brown Goes to Romania as O’Carroll Sells Format Idea Around the World

07.13.12 Posted in Mrs Brown's Boys, News by

By Eva Hall Irish comedian Brendan O’Carroll has taken the next step in making his alter-ego Mrs Brown a global phenomenon, by selling the format of ‘Mrs Brown’s Boys’ to a number of global production companies. O’Carroll has retained the rights to his BAFTA-winning show, but has sold the format idea to territories in Romania, […]

O’Carroll says his show’s Bafta success is down to the recession

06.04.12 Posted in BAFTAs, Mrs Brown's Boys by

A great interview appeared in The Sunday Independent yesterday with Brendan O’Carroll on his Bafta success. http://www.independent.ie/national-news/ocarroll-says-his-shows-bafta-success-is-down-to-the-recession-3126461.html O’Carroll says his show’s Bafta success is down to the recession By NIAMH HORAN EXCLUSIVE Sunday June 03 2012  BRITAIN’S new king of comedy, Bafta-winning comic Brendan O’Carroll, is convinced his audience is desperately laughing through the tears […]

Mrs Brown goes global, and O’Carroll has the rights

06.04.12 Posted in BAFTAs, Contract Negotiations, Intellectual Property, Media Coverage, Mrs Brown's Boys, News by

An article that appeared in The Sunday Business Post yesterday outlining how the contracts were negotiated on behalf of Brendan O’Carroll for Mrs Brown’s Boys, which ensured he retained the rights to all his work.

Diary: We went to BAFTA as fans – but we left as winners

05.28.12 Posted in BAFTAs, Mrs Brown's Boys, News by

Below is the article I wrote for The Journal on my experiences of going to BAFTAs and Mrs Brown’s Boys winning a BAFTA. Diary: We went to BAFTA as fans – but we left as winners 28/05/125,289 Simon Carty with the cast of Mrs Brown’s Boys. You can probably guess which one he is… Image: Simon […]

How TheJournal.ie covered the BAFTA win

05.28.12 Posted in BAFTAs, Mrs Brown's Boys, News by

Mrs Brown’s Boys wins BAFTA for best sitcom 28/05/123,094 Views                29 Comments Share7 Tweet27 Brendan O’Carroll celebrating last night Image: Doug Peters/Doug Peters/EMPICS Entertainment BRENDAN O’CARROLL’S COMEDY Mrs Brown’s Boys has picked up one of the most prestigious awards for a comedy programme after winning the award for best situation-comedy at the BAFTAs.

We won! BAFTA for Best Situation Comedy!

05.28.12 Posted in BAFTAs, Mrs Brown's Boys, News by

We won! We won the BAFTA for Best Situation Comedy at the BAFTAs ceremony in London last night. A fantastic achievement for Brendan, his family and rest of the cast and crew. In typical Brendan fashion he took everyone to awards so that we could be there to celebrate with him. Below is his acceptance speech. […]

Simon Carty’s News

05.08.12 Posted in News by

We’ve been very busy recently with Mrs Brown’s Boys and other legal and enterainment work with been doing. This is going to be our new blog where shortly we’ll be adding details about what we’ve been up to.