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Brendan O'Carroll up for Best Comedy Performance at the Royal Television Society Awards

Published 05/03/2014 | 18:14

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Art imitating life: The quintissential Irish mammy, Mrs Brown, as portrayed by Brendan O’Carroll

Brendan O’Carroll is in the running for Best Comedy Performance at the annual Royal Television Society Awards.

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The ‘Mrs. Brown’s Boys’ creator will go head to head with Rebecca Front from TV show ‘Psychobitches’ and Ryan Sampson  from ‘PLEBS’.

‘Peaky Blinders’, starring Cork native Cillian Murphy has been nominated for Best Drama Series alongside ‘Utopia’ which stars Galway actress Fiona O'Shaughnessy in the lead role.

HBO's ‘Game of Thrones’ has been nominated in the International category, alongside ‘Storyville - Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer’ and Channel 4's ‘The Returned’.

The Awards ceremony will be presented by comedian Tim Vine and will be held on March 18 in Grosvenor House Hotel in London.

It seems unlikely O’Carroll will be able to attend as he is in the middle of his Australian Tour.

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