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 5 - Chapter 5: Inappropriate Adult

My Mad Fat Diary. Image shows from L to R: Simmy (Nick Preston), Rae Earl (Sharon Rooney). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions
Rae is desperate to be treated like an adult so she's staying out late and pushing the boundaries at home. But when she starts to hang out with a group of older lads that Chloe has befriended, things turn nasty and Rae wonders whether adulthood is really all it's cracked up to be. Meanwhile, things are moving on with Liam; can they really just stay friends?

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Broadcast details

Monday 17th March 2014
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 19th March 2014 11:00pm E4
Friday 21st March 2014 2:20am E4
Sunday 23rd March 2014 10:40pm 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
Nick Preston Simmy
Terry Haywood Macca
Guest cast
Mike McClean Finn's Dad
Anna Nightingale Olivia
Keith Allen Victor (Rae's Dad)
Charlie Gallagher Greg
Kieran Hardcastle Saul
Danny Kelly Ian
Joanna Neary Mrs Coombes
Tony Pitts Chloe's Dad
Debra Stephenson Chloe's Mum
Martha Watson Annie
Writing team
Tom Bidwell Writer
Anna Starkey Script Editor
Production team
Vanessa Caswill Director
Marianne Buckland Producer
Roanna Benn Executive Producer
Jude Liknaitzky Executive Producer
Tom Bidwell Executive Producer
Will Gould Executive Producer
Hazel Baillie (as Hazel Bailie) Editor
Tim Dickel Production Designer
Richard Spiller Composer


Finn's New Girlfriend

Rae gives us a round up of where they're all at, and why she hasn't got a care in the world... but HANG ON!

Dear Dad

Rae starts another letter for her Dad... but this time she's got the clarity she needs to take the next step.

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