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

My Mad Fat Diary

E4 comedy drama about mental health. 16 episodes (3 series), 2013 - 2015. Stars Sharon Rooney, Dan Cohen, Jodie Comer, Jordan Murphy and others.

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?

Broadcast details

Monday 17th March 2014
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
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


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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