Set in 1996 in Lincolnshire, the show tells the tragic and humorous story of a very troubled young girl, Rae, who spent four months in a psychiatric hospital for attempted suicide. After finally leaving the hospital, Rae reconnects with her best friend Chloe and her group, all who are unaware of Rae's mental health and body image problems and her four month stay in the hospital.
Did You Know?
In season 2 episode 2, Rae and her mother are in the car when the song Wannabe, by The Spice Girls, comes on the stereo. Later in the scene, they sing along to the song. The actress who plays Rae's mom, Claire Rushbook, also plays Deborah, an assistant to The Spice Girls, in the film Spice World. The film not only features The Spice Girls, but also many of their hit songs. See more
I am a body dysmorphic without the dysmorphic. I am a bulimic without the sick. I am fat.