My Mad Fat Diary

television series

My Mad Fat Diary is a British comedy-drama television series. It started on 14 January 2013 on E4. It is based on the book My Fat, Mad Teenage Diary by Rae Earl.[1] The second series started on 17 February 2014 and ended on 31 March 2014.

The series is set in Stamford, Lincolnshire in 1996. It stars Sharon Rooney as an obese 16-year-old girl called Rae Earl. She has just left a psychiatric hospital after being there for four months.

  • Sharon Rooney as Rachel 'Rae' Earl (Bouchtat)
  • Nico Mirallegro as Finn Nelson
  • Claire Rushbrook as Linda Bouchtat, Rae's mum
  • Ian Hart as Kester, Rae's therapist.
  • Turlough Convery as Liam Owen (series 2)


  1. Davies, Sophie (21 January 2013). "Rae Earl on My Mad Fat Diary". Archived from the original on 26 September 2018. Retrieved 1 April 2018 – via

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