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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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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 »

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Trivia

In episode 4 of season 1 "Don't Ever Tell Anybody Anything", Rae has a copy of "The Cather In The Rye" on her nightstand. The closing lines of the famous coming of age novel are "Don't ever tell anybody anything. If you do, you start missing everybody." 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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Great show!
4 March 2013 | by brunarmullerSee all my reviews

The thing I liked about this show is that it is about a real girl, with real problems, real friends and etc. Everything that happens on it seems authentic, it easily could be based on a true story, but they manage to keep it interesting. It reminds me a lot of "Skins", but lighter, not so much emphasis on drugs and sex, so if you like Skins, you will probably like My Mad Faty Diary. Also, it gives an insightful view on mental illness and different kinds of insecurities, which makes it easy to relate. It's the kind of show that you can't explain why, but it gets you obsessed with it, I watched the whole season in one day and I can't wait for the next one!


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