Thursday February 27, 2020

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

Brendan O'Carroll's experience with Mrs Brown's Boys serves as an excellent lesson to other Irish programme-makers.

2nd June, 2012
Simon Carty (wearing tie) on the set of Mrs Brown's Boys.

Brendan O'Carroll's experience with Mrs Brown's Boys serves as an excellent lesson to other Irish programme-makers, according to the solicitor who negotiates deals with TV companies around the world on O'Carroll's behalf, *writes Siobhán Brett.*

Simon Carty closed the deals with RTE and the BBC, as well with networks in Australia and Canada. He said that, rather than sell to a network, O'Carroll retained the rights to the show, allowing him to have...

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