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My Mad Fat Diary 

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 ... See full summary »
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Jodie Comer ...  Chloe Gemell / ... 16 episodes, 2013-2015
Ciara Baxendale ...  Izzy 16 episodes, 2013-2015
Dan Cohen ...  Archie 16 episodes, 2013-2015
Sharon Rooney ...  Rachel 'Rae' Earl / ... 16 episodes, 2013-2015
Ian Hart ...  Dr. Kester Gill 16 episodes, 2013-2015
Claire Rushbrook ...  Linda Earl / ... 16 episodes, 2013-2015
Nico Mirallegro ...  Finn Nelson / ... 16 episodes, 2013-2015
Jordan Murphy ...  Arnold 'Chop' Peters / ... 16 episodes, 2013-2015
Bamshad Abedi-Amin Bamshad Abedi-Amin ...  Karim Bouchtat / ... 15 episodes, 2013-2015
Darren Evans ...  Danny Two Hats 15 episodes, 2013-2015
Turlough Convery ...  Liam / ... 8 episodes, 2014-2015
Sophie Wright Sophie Wright ...  Tix 8 episodes, 2013-2015
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Storyline

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.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 January 2013 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Journal d'une ado hors norme See more »

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Trivia

The real life diaries of Rae Earl, on which the series is based on, is set in the eighties instead of the nineties. See more »

Quotes

Rae: I am a body dysmorphic without the dysmorphic. I am a bulimic without the sick. I am fat.
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My take on the show.
1 March 2013 | by cromthehamsterSee all my reviews

Loved this show, I didn't hear about it till the season was over, which means I had to force myself not to watch all the episodes in one day! It's insightful and portrays mental illness with respect and as a real issue, not a joke like so many other shows can. The characters were thought out and felt like actual people with a life and history's. I am no longer a teen, have not been for years; but I still related to the main character. I loved how realistic it was, her thoughts and reactions to things. It was not at all far-fetched, where the viewer has to remind themselves its a TV show, I actually felt like all the events were common and normal. I was laughing and crying and I can't wait till the second season is out!


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