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It's Mrs Brown's pies Brendan O'Carroll set to make more millions after signing huge deal with Iceland

O'Carroll has his eye on lucrative food market

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Mrs Brown has cut a deal with Iceland

Mrs Brown has cut a deal with Iceland

Mrs Brown has cut a deal with Iceland

Mrs Brown's Boys' creator Brendan O'Carroll is to make millions more by going into the lucrative food business.

The Sunday World can reveal Brendan has signed a huge deal with Iceland to sell a range of pastry pies known as 'crowns' in their UK stores and they are selling in huge numbers.

"For now it's Iceland UK only but by mid next year not only will they be on sale in other stores throughout the UK but also in the US," an excited Brendan tells the Sunday World.

"It's Chef Aly's recipe - people need to eat!," he jokes, referring to Egyptian cook Aly Mahmoud who regularly appears on episodes of All Round To Mrs Brown's.

Among the crown range from Mrs Brown's Kitchen are ham and cheese, pepperoni pizza and chicken fajita.

"My favourite is ham and cheese," says Brendan.

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Brendan O’Carroll has a finger in every pie

Brendan O’Carroll has a finger in every pie

Brendan O’Carroll has a finger in every pie

Asked if he might bring out an Irish stew range for the American market, Florida-based Brendan replied: "Seriously! Yuck!"

Brendan got into the deal through his baker brother Michael.

A similar range of ham and cheese jambons are already a huge seller in Ireland, where they are number two next to the breakfast roll at the deli counter in shops here.

"It's basically a pastry product with a ham and cheese filling folded in the shape of a crown," reveals an insider. "When it bakes you wouldn't truly mistake it, it has got pointy sides to it."

Mrs Brown is regularly seen helping Chef Aly in her kitchen cook up tasty treats for her guests.

Brendan (65) is one of Ireland's best known and most successful comedians.

The actor and writer has starred in hit TV show Mrs Brown's Boys for nearly 10 years, with sell-out shows across the UK and Ireland, and a movie hit in 2014.

As far as back as 1992, O'Carroll performed a short radio play titled Mrs Brown's Boys and made regular appearances on the Gerry Ryan radio show.

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He later put together his own family theatre company, Mrs Brown's Boys, and dressed up as a woman to play his part, as the actress he had originally hired failed to turn up.

Brendan's net worth is at least €11 million - it was last calculated in 2011.

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