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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1 win & 8 nominations. See more awards »
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 Chloe Gemell / ... (16 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Izzy (16 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Archie (16 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Rachel 'Rae' Earl / ... (16 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Dr. Kester Gill (16 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Linda Earl / ... (16 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Finn Nelson / ... (16 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Arnold 'Chop' Peters / ... (16 episodes, 2013-2015)
Bamshad Abedi-Amin ...
 Karim Bouchtat / ... (15 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Danny Two Hats (15 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Liam / ... (8 episodes, 2014-2015)
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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14 January 2013 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Journal d'une ado hors norme  »

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The theme tune to the series is 'One to Another' by The Charlatans. See more »

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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 (Turkey) – See 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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