#MrsBrownsBoys New Year's Day special: Brendan O'Carroll hits back at backlash:

Mrs Brown's Boys are used to Agnes and her family swearing throughout the show, and Brendan has revealed bosses at the BBC tried to remove the swear words when the show first aired.

However, after a change in BBC controllers as the show was commissioned, Brendan revealed the show slipped through the net… but that he wasn’t prepared to remove the swearing anyway.

Speaking to press including Express.co.uk, 63-year-old Brendan explained: “When we did the pilot, it was November 13 that we found out we were getting a series with the BBC and that they’d commissioned the series.

“I knew at some stage there was going to be a ‘f**k me’. So I was prepared for it. But funnily enough it didn’t happen before the first series.

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“That’s probably because at that stage, Jay Hunt was controller or head of the BBC. The day I went down for that first ‘f**k meeting’, I flew down from Glasgow, was the day she left.

“So I arrived down for a meeting with herald she had left that day. Jennifer was up in Glasgow looking at the TV and had seen it on the news and thought, ‘What the f**k did Brendan say?’

“So we didn’t have that meeting and went on and made the first series.”

Brendan went on to explain how he as eventually called back for another meeting about the use of swear words.

He continued: “At the end of that first series, Danny Cohen had taken over as controller and I was called in for a ‘f**k meeting’.

“He spent the first 10 minutes telling me how lucky he felt the BBC were for finding me and the family.

“How wonderful and hilarious Mrs Brown’s Boys was and that he liked the comedy mixed with pathos and hopefully a message at the end where at the end of the day, family will fall out and fall in, but there’s always something in the

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