Mrs Brown's Boys to air live Halloween special

By Thomas Telford

Mrs Brown's Boys is set to return to the nations tv screens next month with a live Halloween special in the works, BBC has confirmed.

The special promises "spooky goings-on" that will see Brendan O'Carroll returns to the role of Agnes Brown which has made him a household name in the UK.

Speaking about the Halloween special, O'Carroll said: "It’s a huge thrill to do another 'live' show for the BBC.

"It’ll be so wonderful so see them nervous all over again. We will be trying our best to stick to the script, but honestly, a script is just a guideline Ha ha ha!! Bring it on!"

Mrs Brown's Boys first aired in 2011 and has gone on to become a cult classic in Ireland and the UK and was voted best sitcom of the 21st century in a Radio Times poll.

Charlotte Moore, Chief Content Officer, BBC, said: “I’m thrilled that we are marking the 10th anniversary of the award-winning Mrs Brown's Boys coming to BBC One with this very special live broadcast."

"A huge thank you to Brendan and the team for keeping us all so brilliantly entertained for a decade. I can’t wait to see what mischief Agnes and family have in store for us this Halloween."

The date of the broadcast is yet to be confirmed.

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