Eilish O'Carroll

Eilish O'Carroll


News & Events (Elvis Is My Daddy)

Flashback to 2016

Here’s a shot of me as the inimitable Lana Lavelle in John Murphy’s brilliant musical comedy “Elvis Is My Daddy” we had such fun working on this show.


Wow!

Well what an amazing 2 weeks we had at The Olympia Theatre, Dublin – thank you to everyone who works there behind the scenes and front of house and a special big thank you to all of you who came to see us a show is nothing without an audience – and you were fantastic xx


Saturday AM

Recently I was invited on to the Saturday AM sofa to chat about Elvis Is My Daddy & Mrs Brown’s Boys – nice to meet up with the lovely Simon Delaney again.

Watch here


Almost time!

Well, we have just the read through and dress rehearsal to do tomorrow afternoon and then “it’s on with the show”! as the song says. We all so excited to be at The Everyman me especially as Cork has been my home for the last 15 years.


Fire Exit – Keep Clear!

Another photo from our morning at The Olympia – What a good job there wasn’t a fire as we were all completely oblivious to those signs!


The Olympia Theatre – Dublin

Myself and the girls couldn’t resist having a little photo taken once we were inside and on the stage of the beautiful Olympia Theatre.


Rehearsals

Playing the Diva – rehearsing Lana’s lines with one of my stage daughters Elaine Hearty aka Bette Davis-Lavelle, for our week in Cork and 2 weeks in Dublin.


The Ray D’Arcy Show

Myself and my beautiful stage daughter Clelia Murphy aka Lulabelle Lavelle appeared on the Ray D’Arcy show on Saturday 16th April to chat about the show – we had a wonderful time.

The Ray D’Arcy Show


Lana’s Back!

Back from our amazing tour of Australia & New Zealand and it’s off with the hairnet and on with the sequins. I was interviewed on Cork C103 about the start of Elvis Is My Daddy’s run at Everyman Cork.

Click the link to have a listen Cork C103 interview


Elvis Is My Daddy 2016

She’s back!

 

Lana Lavelle and her belle’s will be treading the boards of the beautiful Everyman Palace Theatre Cork from Tues 3rd May – Sat 7th May, we move on to the amazing Olympia Theatre Dublin for 2 weeks of performances from Weds 11th May until Saturday 20th May. There will be a matinee performance on the 20th. It’s amazing to think I will be performing in both my birthplace of Dublin, and my adopted home of Cork

Cork Tickets

Dublin Tickets


Elvis Is My Daddy

Back in rehearsals with the gang for the final 2 shows of 2015


Elvis Is My Daddy

Well for those of you who have seen it already, you’ll know that Elvis Is My Daddy is a rip roaring ride through the comeback performance of Las Vegas legend Lana Lavelle – the ultimate diva! If you haven’t had the opportunity yet – here’s your chance.

We will be back on stage on the 4th & 5th November at The Civic Theatre, Tallaght. Tickets are just €18 and €16 for concessions. Our audiences have been up on their feet singing and dancing, and have left the theatres with  smiles on their faces – just as we wanted!

 

Get your tickets here  Tickets

Visit the Official Elvis is My Daddy Website here EIMD Website


 

Event Diary

The final 2 weeks of our 2017 tour!

Hello everyone from Belfast – It’s only baltic here! We’re on our final leg of the tour now having just played Liverpool & Sheffield on the mainland – we have 4 shows to do here and then it’s on to our home city of Dublin for the final 5 shows of 2017, as always we’ve had great fun and met such lovely people along the way.

Almost time to get back on tour with Mrs Brown!

Thursday 23rd November will see Good Mourning Mrs Brown open at The fabulous Liverpool Echo Arena. I love Liverpool, we’re always assured of a lovely welcome and fantastic audiences.

Mrs Brown at The O2

On Wednesday 5th July we will be appearing at the wonderful O2 Arena in London – 6 shows in all, and what a fabulous way to bring the second leg of the 2017 tour to a close

Tour Life Week Two

A busy week lies ahead  with 4 shows on this leg of the tour. Omagh – Strule Arts Centre – Weds 3rd May, Armagh – The Market Place Theatre – Thurs 4th May, Newtonabbey – Theatre At The Mill – Fri 5th May, Downpatrick – Down Arts Centre –  Saturday 6th May. 

Second Show And 1st Weekend Done

What a lovely night in Donaghmore – a great audience and another standing ovation, thank you to all the staff at the theatre, and to all of you who came to the show.

First Night Done And Dusted

Thank you to Ramor Theatre, Virginia Co. Cavan. Wonderful venue, excellent staff, lovely audience and a standing ovation, what more could I ask for on the first night?

Live Love Laugh Spring Tour (21/04/17)

I’m so excited that the tour is starting tomorrow – I’ve been busy doing tv & radio interviews around Belfast today and tomorrow we open in Cavan at Ramor Theatre, then move on to The Bardic Theatre, Donaghmore – I will update the website weekly to let you know where I’ll be performing – but if you click on the Live Love Laugh page, you can see the dates and venues on the tour poster. 

The Wright Stuff

I will be on the panel of channel 5’s The wright stuff on Tuesday 4th April – the programme will be going out live between 9:15 and 11:10, I’m really looking forward to doing this.

 

Good Morning Mrs Brown

Our 2017 UK & Ireland tour began on Thursday 23rd March at The Pavilion Theatre in Rhyl, North Wales – we were  all raring to get back on stage. We had a wonderful reception from the Welsh crowd and we now move on to Glasgow, Birmingham & Manchester. I hope I’ll meet as many of you as I can at the post performance “meet & greets”.

 

A Little Chat With Paul Ross

Friday 3rd March:

I had a lovely little chinwag with Paul Ross on Friday morning on his breakfast show on Talk Radio. Click the link to hear the interview.

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Last show of the 2016 tour!

The last show of my 2016 Live Love Laugh tour is coming up on Saturday 22nd November at the fabulous Everyman – Cork. Performing in my home city is such a delight, I really can’t wait – see you all there.

We have a Christmas Special !

Well that’s the Christmas Special done and dusted, and as always you’re going to love it. We’re now in rehearsals for the New Year Special, and will be recording on Thursday.

Here Comes Winnie!

Back in Glasgow for rehearsals and recordings of the Christmas & New Year specials, feels just like coming home. Glasgow has been so good to us.

The Anton Savage Show

I had a lovely morning with Anton Savage on Today FM discussing MBB, Live Love Laugh, The Festival of Women and teetotal beer sellers! And more! 

You can listen to it here.

Today FM

 

Anton Savage Show

 

Wow! What a response.

What an amazing response to The Live broadcast of Mrs Brown’s Boys on RTE One & BBC One. It was great to be back in the studio with the gang, and we had such a lot of fun making this episode. Thank you for all the support, and thank you for watching – the statistics say it was around 11 million viewers across the UK & Ireland. 

 

Winnie’s Back!

So, my sequinned dresses and dancing shoes have been stored away for a while and I’ll be donning my hair net, curlers and pop socks again in July as Mrs Brown’s Boys broadcasts LIVE from BBC Scotland….who knows what Agnes will get up too!

 

MC Eilish Is in D’House!

I feel honored to have been asked to be MC for the eagerly anticipated ‘Hooley in the Hall’, a charity bash taking place in the County Hall (Cork) on Friday, June 17 to mark the end of Cllr John Paul O’Shea’s term as county mayor. Really looking forward to it.

 

Elvis Is My Daddy – Olympia Theatre

Well after a fabulous week in Cork, we arrived here at the fabulous Olympia Theatre, We’re having such fun with the audiences – this is such a feel good show and it’s just brilliant to see everyone singing, clapping and dancing along – Lana is thrilled dahlings!

 

Elvis Is My Daddy – Everyman Cork

The time is almost upon us – on Tuesday 3rd May we open at Everyman Cork for 5 nights of sing a long, toe tapping fun and laughter in John Murphy’s wonderful musical/comedy/drama. Tickets are available at The Everyman, Ticketmaster, www.elvisismydaddy.com and our Facebook page. A fabulous night is guaranteed!

 

Seven o’clock show

I appeared with Martin & Lucy on Tuesday night’s Seven o’clock show, we chatted about Mrs Brown’s Boy’s Australia & New Zealand tour, cooking, Elvis Is My Daddy, oh…. and peeing in a bucket in a dressing room – the glamour of showbusiness! The lovely Gwen Taylor was also on the show.

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Elvis Is My Daddy

Well we sold out The Civic Theatre, Tallaght on 4th & 5th November. Our audiences have been up on their feet singing and dancing, and have left the theatres with  smiles on their faces – just as we wanted! Catch Elvis Is My Daddy at The Everyman Palace Theatre, Cork Tues 3rd – Sat 7th May 2016 and at The Olympia Theatre, Dublin 11th – 14th & 18th -21st May.

Below is a shot of me as the wonderful Lana Lavelle!

Lana Lavelle

 

 

Live Love Laugh

Live Love Laugh had it’s final performance of 2015 tonight at Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge Co. Kildare, and another sell out – what a great way to end the tour!

 

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RTE One

On Friday 23rd October at 4:10 pm I appeared on RTE One’s Today show with Maura Derrane and Daithí Ó Sé. 

 

How Now Mrs Brown Cow

We we’re back on tour in November/December in Liverpool, Sheffield, Belfast & Dublin

August 

Elvis Is My Daddy returned for a week long run at The Dolmen Theatre in Cornelscourt, Dublin 18. We played 6 nights to full houses each night and we had such an amazing reaction to the show, thank you to all of you who came to see us.

 

How Now Mrs Brown Cow

Wow, I can’t believe we’re at the end of the second leg of the UK tour – Newcastle, Cardiff, Leeds,  Nottingham  & the fabulous 02 Arena in London all completed. We take a summer break, but will be back in September with the live DVD and Christmas recordings.

 

May 28th & 29th 2015

Live Love Laugh made it’s UK debut Brushford Parish Hall, Brushford, nr Dulverton Somerset, UK

 

April 2015

 

How Now Mrs Brown Cow

 

Glasgow Hydro  & Manchester Phones 4 U Arena

 

March 2015

So that’s the end of the Live Love Laugh 2014/15 Irish tour – thank you  Dun Laoghaire, nice to finish on a high. Thank you to all the family and friends who came to support me throughout the tour, and the members of my Official Facebook fan club who came to Dun Laoghaire for the final show.  No time to put my feet up though, on with the pop socks and in with the curlers – Mrs Brown’s Boys is back on the road around the UK with “How Now Mrs Brown Cow”. I hope to see some of you on our travels.

Rhyl Pavilion, Birmingham Genting Arena and  Glasgow Hydro

 

February 2015

Just completed shows in Derry, Letterkenny, Galway and Kerry, 4 more left on this years tour, Wexford, Waterford, &  Cork 

January 2015

Back on the road again with my show Live Love Laugh – full details of the tour can be found on the Live Love Laugh tab, but in short I played, Dublin, Derry, Letterkenny, Galway, Tralee, Waterford, Wexford, Cork and Dun Laoghaire throughout January – March.

 

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December 2014

I did an interview for RTE One’s Nationwide programme with Mary Kennedy at my home in West Cork. 

 

Just after Christmas I was invited to appear on The Saturday Night Show.

 

November 2014

On the road with Live love Laugh, Headford Hall – Co. Galway, Macroom Co. Cork &  Athlone Co. Westmeath.

 

October 2014

We returned to BBC Scotland  the recording of two new Christmas Specials. I think you will love the episodes, we had so  much fun making them.

 

June 2014

June saw the World Premiere of D’Movie! Despite the dreadful weather, we had a wonderful welcome home in Dublin when we arrived for the screening at The Savoy Cinema.

 

February / March / April

Well our first Australian tour is over.  We had an amazing time and met some absolutely wonderful people. I loved Australia and would love to go back and see more of it.  We were treated like rock stars and it is no exaggeration to say that Australia LOVES Agnes Brown!

 

January 2014

The new year started  brilliantly, Mrs Brown’s Boys won Best Comedy at The National television Awards. I was interviewed on RTÉ radio by Miriam O’Sullivan, and was a guest The Today Show on RTE1 tv.

 

December 2013

The tour continued in Sheffield and then appropriately finished in our home town of  Dublin at the amazing O2.

 

November 2013

Mrs. Brown went back on tour in Belfast & Liverpool.

 

September 2013

Mrs. Brown ‘D’ The Movie. Started filming in Dublin early September and finished end of October and what fun we had. Can’t wait to see it on the big screen. The UK release date is 27th June.

 

August 2013

I performed my one-woman show, Live Love Laugh, to more than 3000 people during the Edinburgh Festival.  What an experience.  Enjoyed every minute and got some great reviews.

 

July 2013

My third Grandson, Thomas arrived on the 14th July weighing in at 8lbs.