Lots has changed since rae earl wrote her personal diary in the 1980s, which she later converted into the bestselling book my mad fat diary. She is best known as the author of the 2007 book my fat, mad teenage diary. Most people dont seem to realise that it is based on a book that came out several tears ago, entitled my fat, mad teenage diary. This sets the tone for a series that refuses to let its characters be. It is 1989, rae earl is 17 and lives in stamford, lincolnshire, a rather boring place where nothing ever happens or. My mad fat diary is the television adaptation of the epistolary memoir my mad fat teenage diary by rae earl. Originally marketed as a romantic comedy about raes quest to get a shag despite her weight, although actually focuses far more on her struggle with. In november 2014, it was announced that a final threeepisode third series would be. This is the prequel to my story flower in a hailstorm.
Set in a parthistoric, partidyllic lincolnshire, england in the height of 90s britpunk, the show follows rae through her battles with mental. My mad fat diary is the best teen drama youve probably. My mad fat diary, a heartbreaking and brilliant british. We are beyond excited that it is back on the television tonight. My mad fat diary i am 99% certain that i am british. My mad fat diary is a british comedydrama television series that debuted on e4 on 14 january 20. This is the hilarious and touching reallife diary she kept during that fateful year with characters like her evil friend. Overweight and underconfident teenager rae earl is discharged from psychiatric hospital and is met by her mother, who is hiding her tunisian boyfriend karim from the immigration authorities. Rachel earl born december 1971 is an english writer and broadcaster. Mad fat diary isnt like that, though, and youre left cheering as rae laughs the moment off as she dives into the pool.
In my madder fatter diary, rae reveals her reallife teenage diary once again, transporting us to a britain instantly recognisable to those who remember bryan adams at the top of the charts and anybody whos been eighteen and agonisingly embarrassed by everything. Raes chronicle of her world will strike a chord with anyone whos ever been a confused, lonely teenager clashing with her parents, sometimes overeating, hating her body, always taking herself very seriously, never knowing how positively brilliant she is and keeping a diary to record it all. Its 1989 and rae earl is a fat, boymad 17yearold girl, living in stamford, lincolnshire with her mum and their. Its 1989 and rae earl is a fat, boymad 17yearold girl, living in stamford, lincolnshire with her mum and their deaf white cat in a council house with a mint green bathroom and a refrigerator rae cant keep away from. Its 1989 and rae is a fat, boymad 17yearold girl, living in stamford, lincolnshire with her mum and their deaf white cat in a council house with a mint offgreen bath suite and a larder rae cant keep away from. To introduce you to my mad fat diary fandom, i thought i would provide a quick list of facts about the hilariously brilliant rae earl and her diary. Some fighting talk about diets, death threats and sydney youngblood, finds.
An introduction to rae earl and her mad fat diary bookpage. My mad fat diary is a tv adaptation of author rae earls my fat mad teenage diary, a memoir of growing up as an overweight musicobsessed teenager in stamford in the 1980s. Why todays teenagers still want to take a peek inside my mad fat. My mad fat diary is the hilarious, harrowing and touching reallife diary rae kept during that fateful year and.
It stars sharon rooney as our heroine rae earl and its set in the 90s, of all places. Based on a published diary called my fat, mad teenage diary by the author of the same name. All 22 songs featured in my mad fat diary season 1 episode 1. Its the story of rae earl, a teenage girl whos just been released from a stint in a psychiatric hospital and is trying to sort out her life. Its 1989 and rae is a fat, boymad 17yearold girl, living in stamford, lincolnshire with. A book that everyone should read plus it encouraged me to buy a new copy of the stone roses by the stone roses. In that sense, 16yearold rae sharon rooney the smart, funny, overweight, depressed, and hornyashell heroine of the instantly classic teen drama my mad fat diary, which ran from 20 to. A channel 4 comedydrama show about rachel rae earl, a 16yearold girl returning to the outside world after spending time in a mental hospital. My fat, mad teenage diary was fantastic from start to end. Rae reminded me so much of my own teenage years but rae had a much better social life than i did. Big bad world my mad fat diary soundtrack tunefind.
Rae goes to the pub where her friend chloe introduces her to her circle, including the desirable half geek, half rock god archie, whom rae would love as. It is based on the novel my fat, mad teenage diary by rae earl the second series started on 17 february 2014 and ended on 31 march 2014, with each episode posted on 4od a week prior to the television release. Although naming my mad fat diary as the best new show of 20 raised my expectations for the shows second season, it had no problem delivering. My mad fat diary by rae earl, 9780340950944, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide.
After all, the diary is based on the experiences of rae earl, who has at least one brother, in the late 80s. Set the day before the final scene of my mad fat diary. Set in 1996 in lincolnshire, the show tells the tragic and humorous story of a very troubled young girl, rae, who spent four months in a psychiatric hospital for attempted suicide. The show set in 1996 follows rae, a 16yearold girl who has just been. The tv show, on the other hand, is about single child rae earl in 1996. My mad fat diary by rae earl is published by hodder in paperback and ebook. I dont know if most people who watched would be unaware of that. She is best known as the author of the 2007 book my fat, mad teenage diary, a collection of the diaries she wrote as a teenager which was later adapted into the e4 comedydrama series my mad fat diary 202015. With jodie comer, ciara baxendale, dan cohen, sharon rooney. My mad fat diary is over and viewers are devastated the moving finale to one of e4s most cherished teen dramas saw rae earl suffer a relapse from her. Shes also just been released from a psychiatric ward. My mad fat diary by rae earl, 9781250116499, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. I read orange is the new black in 20, and because of that book, i figured that my fat, mad teenage diary would bear only a vague resemblance to the tv show.
It isnt fiction, but a true account of a teenager growing up in stamford, lincolnshire. After waiting about a year for the sophomore season of my mad fat diary, the show did not disappoint. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read my mad fat diary. Martins griffin in the usa, anyway thank you to st. Rae talks about her relationship with food in this powerful dream scene. I havent read the book nor any of earls work, though i really want to now, so i cant tell you how faithful it is, but i can spot some immediate differences from the description alone. Welcome to the official website of rae earl my mad fat diary series is out now on dvd. There was raes sharon rooney difficult return to college, her rocky relationship with her best friend chloe jodie comer, and the unexpected. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.336 131 458 1207 1246 483 464 1170 1342 1347 1340 1049 879 887 268 1374 666 614 194 1335 739 1552 1144 1003 1007 742 296 603 112 810 746 691 273 460 615 206 175 840