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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 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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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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tears and laughs and a total identification
22 July 2014 | by (Budapest, Hungary) – See all my reviews

Most coming-of-age TV-shows present a wide variety of situations which are completely irrelevant for my life. The same could not be said about My Mad Fat Diary. It had me from the first scene, with the girls in the hospital bathroom, into the awkward moments of communications between Rae and her new friends. And when it heats the 'fat' issues, in the second season, I was already completely in love. The young characters in this series handle their daily hassles in an inexperienced manner, but I find that with some issues you straggle your entire life. The cast is brilliant, the dialogues are cool, and you can count on the writers to make each character as deep as in real life. Appreciation!


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