My Mad Fat Diary
Set in the mid-90s at the height of cool Britannia, My Mad Fat Diary takes a hilarious and honest look at teenage life from the perspective of Rae - a funny, music-mad 16-year-old who, despite an eccentric mother and her own body image and mental health issues, has a huge lust for life, love and trying to get laid.
The series is based on Rae Earlâ€™s 2007 book about her teenage years in the â€™80s. Set in Stamford, Lincolnshire in 1996, My Mad Fat Diary follows the story of 16-year-old, 16 stone girl, Rae Earl, who has just left a psychiatric hospital, where she has spent four months. She begins to reconnect with her best friend, Chloe, who is unaware of Raeâ€™s mental health and body image problems, believing she was in France for the past four months.Read more »
Series two kicks off at the hazy end of the long hot summer of 1996, just after Rae has finally revealed the truth about her mental health to her gang of friends and shared that moment with object of her lust Finn. Things are pretty much as good as they get in Lincolnshire. But thereâ€™s something looming on the horizon which threatens to disrupt the glorious status quoâ€¦ COLLEGE.Read more »