My MAd Fat Diary

2015 / E4 / 5 X 47mins / Arri Alexa / Tiger Aspect + Drama Republic

Excerpt from Series 3, Ep 1. Full Episodes available on  4OD and amazon.


Set in Stamford, Lincolnshire in the mid-1990s, My Mad Fat Diary follows the story of 16-year-old, Rae Earl, after her release from psychiatric hospital. The three series are set over the next two years and follow Rae, together with her close friends, until she leaves school in 1998. 




  • Sharon Rooney
  • Jodie Comer
  • Claire Rushbrook
  • Ian Hart
  • Ciara Baxendale
  • Jordan Murphy
  • Nico Mirallegro
  • Dan Cohen


Credits for Series 2 and 3:

  • Written by Tom Bidwell (Series 1 and 2) and George Kay (Series 3)
  • Directed by Alex Winckler (Series 2: Eps 6 and 7, Series 3: Eps 1, 2 and 3)
  • Designed by Tim Dickel
  • Director of Photography: Dave Marsh
  • Music by Richard Spiller
  • Costumes by Hannah Wood and Rob Nicholls
  • Edited by Tom Hemmings and Hazel Baillie
  • Produced by Marianne Buckland and Jules Hussey
  • Executive Producers: Will Gould, Roanna Benn, Jude Liknaitzky, Liz Lewin



  • Nominated for BAFTA Best Drama Series 2014,
  • Sharon Rooney Nominated for RTS and BAFTA Scotland awards, Winner BAFTA Breakthrough Brit 2014
  • Claire Rushbrook  nominated for BAFTA Best Supporting Actress 2014
  • Winner of Mind Media Awards, 2014