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26th Feb 2013

Mrs Brown vs King Nidge: Is A Love/Hate & Mrs Brown’s Boys Crossover Actually Happening?

According to speculation, our favourite foul-mouthed granny could be giving Nidge and co. a run for their money...

If you were hoping for a crossover between Love/Hate and Mrs Brown’s Boys we’re sorry to disappoint you, but it’s not happening.

The Irish Daily Star reports that there was some speculation that Brendan O’Carroll, the man behind one of Ireland’s favourite women (Mrs Brown),  would take up a part on RTE’s gritty gangland drama however the rumours have officially been rubbished by Brendan’s people.

You see, the makers of Love/Hate are holding auditions today in order to find a Dublin-accented woman in her 70s or 80s to play the part of “a crazy old lady from the flats.” Clearly a lot of people thought that the foul-mouthed Mrs Brown would be perfect for the part, but it’s just not happening.

Is it weird that we’re sort of disappointed? Strangely enough, we could actually see it working – as long as Mrs Brown turned down the slapstick comedy a little bit.

Sadly Mrs Brown will not be joining Fran, Darren, Nidge and Tommy next season

However, a spokesman for Brendan confirmed that the comedian will not be auditioning for the role of “crazy old lady.”

“Brendan is on holidays in Orlando, so it won’t be happening,” said the spokesman.

“It’s a busy time. We’re making a movie before we go on a first-ever tour of Australia,” the spokesman added.

We don’t know about you, but we literally can’t wait for Love/Hate to get back on our television screens. There’s been a gaping hole in our Sunday night telly viewing ever since series three of the drama finished.

According to reports, shooting for series four is expected to begin later this spring with “returning cast members.”