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Rory Cowan Quit ‘Mrs. Brown’s Boys’ Because The ‘Bored’ Actor Felt Like He Was Working ‘In The Civil Service’

He really wasn't happy.

11/07/2017 14:04 | Updated 11 July 2017

Rory Cowan has shed more light on his decision to quit ‘Mrs. Brown’s Boys’, admitting he was “bored”.

It was confirmed the star, who plays Agnes’ son Rory in the hit BBC sitcom, was leaving the show on stage at the o2 on Sunday, after the final gig of the ‘Mourning Mrs Brown’ tour.

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Rory Cowan says starring in 'Mrs. Browns Boys' had become a "chore".

After initially refusing to be drawn on his reasons for quitting after 26 years of working with the show’s creator and lead star Brendan O’Carroll, Rory told The Mirror it had started to feel like a “chore”.

Rory also admitted he had no regrets after working with Brendan O’Carroll for over a quarter of a century.

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Rory (left) with Brendan O'Carroll as Mrs. Brown.
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‘Mrs Brown’s Boys’ started life as a stage show, before being picked up by the BBC in 2011.

Its success also led to a spin-off chat show, ‘All Round To Mrs Brown’s’, which aired on Saturday nights earlier this year, following a big-screen outing for the gang in 2014.

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