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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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3   2   1  
2015   2014   2013  
1 win & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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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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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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TV-MA

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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 »

Company Credits

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Tiger Aspect Productions See more »
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Color | Color (HD)
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Trivia

The character of Finn is made up, and not taken from the actual diaries Rae Earl wrote. 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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24 March 2013 | by sarikizmadensuyuSee all my reviews

When I first saw the name of the series, it didn't impressed me that much. But still it took my interest. I was watching too many series that I forced myself not to watch "My Mad Fat Diary", but somehow I started it and it was the best decision. This TV show is the best TV show I've ever watched. It is like a movie, you're not feeling like you are watching a TV show. And it gives you something. You can learn a lot from it. I personally think that every teenager should watch it or maybe read the book (I haven't read it yet) just to free their minds from prejudgements, stereotypes, low self-esteem, hating yourself etc. Things you will regret when you are a grown up.


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