Rufus Hound.

My Teenage Diary

BBC Radio 4 chat show in which guests read their diaries. 59 episodes (10 series), 2009 - 2021. Stars Rufus Hound.

Catch-up on Episode 6 on BBC Sounds

Series 10

1. Jane Horrocks

First broadcast: Wednesday 18th August 2021

It's the first in the new series and Rufus Hound's guest is Ab Fab star Jane Horrocks. Jane's diary tells of sunny days and crazy nights at the disco on holiday in Sorrento back in 1980.


2. Ken Cheng

First broadcast: Wednesday 25th August 2021

Rufus Hound's guest is the comedian Ken Cheng, who reads from the diary he kept in 2004. Ken talks about his school days, growing up on the internet and what it was like to be a nerd before the days when nerds were cool.


3. Deborah Frances White

First broadcast: Wednesday 1st September 2021

Rufus Hound's guest is the comedian, writer and podcaster Deborah Frances White, who reads from her teenage diaries. She talks about growing up as a Jehovah's Witness.


4. Joe Thomas

First broadcast: Wednesday 8th September 2021

Rufus Hound's guest is Inbetweeners star Joe Thomas. Joe was a keen cub scout who loved rules and sometimes got his mum to write his diary for him.


5. Sofie Hagen

First broadcast: Wednesday 15th September 2021

Rufus Hound's guest is comedian, writer and campaigner Sofie Hagen, whose teenage diaries are full of Westlife, dodgy poetry and finding out about boys.


6. Tim Downie

First broadcast: Wednesday 22nd September 2021

Rufus Hound's guest is star of Outlander and Paddington, Tim Downie. Tim's diary takes us back to his drama school days in North London in 1994 - reading Chekhov by candlelight, becoming a vegetarian and wearing a lot of collarless shirts.