My Mad Fat Diary. Rae Earl (Sharon Rooney). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions
My Mad Fat Diary

My Mad Fat Diary

  • TV comedy drama
  • E4
  • 2013 - 2015
  • 16 episodes (3 series)

Comedy drama set in the mid-1990s looking at teenage life from the eyes of a 16-year-old with weight and mental health issues. Stars Sharon Rooney, Dan Cohen, Jodie Comer, Jordan Murphy, Ciara Baxendale and more.

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Series 2, Episode 2 - Chapter 2: Radar

The long hot summer is over and Rae is starting her first year at Sixth Form College.

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Further details

My Mad Fat Diary. Rae Earl (Sharon Rooney). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions

Rae is determined that things will be different this year, but she quickly starts to struggle under the pressure.

When her relationship with Finn thrusts her into the spotlight, Rae must decide whether to run away from the bullies or to face her fears.

Broadcast details

Monday 24th February 2014
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 26th February 2014 11:00pm E4
Friday 28th February 2014 2:30am E4
Sunday 2nd March 2014 10:30pm E4

Cast & crew

Sharon Rooney Rae Earl
Dan Cohen Archie
Jodie Comer Chloe
Jordan Murphy Chop
Ciara Baxendale Izzy
Nico Mirallegro Finn
Darren Evans Danny Two Hats
Claire Rushbrook Rae's Mum
Ian Hart Dr Kester Gill
Bamshad Abedi-Amin Karim
Turlough Convery Liam
Sally Tatum Jenny
Kirsty Armstrong Lois
Jodie Hamblet Victoria
Sacha Parkinson Stacey
Nick Preston Simmy
Terry Haywood Macca
Susie Potter Amy
Guest cast
Paris Arrowsmith Radio Operator (In TV Film)
Phoebe Brown Girl 3
Gemma Caseley-Kirk Girl 2
Nicole Fisher Girl 4
Tom Godwin Captain (In TV Film)
Josie McCormick Girl
Kaiti Soultana Girl 5
Sophie Stanton Principal Dixon
Writing team
Tom Bidwell Writer
Anna Starkey Script Editor
Production team
Anthony Philipson Director
Marianne Buckland Producer
Roanna Benn Executive Producer
Jude Liknaitzky Executive Producer
Tom Bidwell Executive Producer
Will Gould Executive Producer
Jacquie Glanville Co-producer
Tom Hemmings Editor
Tim Dickel Production Designer
Richard Spiller Composer


Who's She?

Finn and Rae have a look through an old album... and come across an old flame.

Featuring: Sharon Rooney (Rae Earl) & Nico Mirallegro (Finn).

Which Spice Girl Would You Be?

Rae and her mum discuss her first week at college, with mixed results.

Featuring: Sharon Rooney (Rae Earl) & Claire Rushbrook (Rae's Mum).

Finn Can't Be Friends Right Now

Finn and Rae have an emotional moment on the swings.

Featuring: Sharon Rooney (Rae Earl) & Nico Mirallegro (Finn).

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