11/07/2017 14:04 BST | Updated 11/07/2017 15:27 BST

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.

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.

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”.

He said: “I got tired of it, I haven’t been happy for the last two years working there.

“There was no row with Brendan, there was no dispute over money or anything – in fact quite the opposite. I got so well paid it enabled me to be able to leave.

“We’re so big now that years are scheduled out. It’s not exhausting, it’s just boring.”

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

Rory (left) with Brendan O'Carroll as Mrs. Brown.
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