Have you been watching … My Mad Fat Diary?

E4's show about a teenager with mental health difficulties is smart, sympathetic and hilarious – combining riotous fun with challenging issues

The trailer for My Mad Fat Diary seemed to proclaim it as a celebration of stereotypes and sex, soundtracked by Pulp. It did this dark comedy-drama set in late-90s Lincolnshire something of a disservice – from the very first episode we spent with overweight 16-year-old Rae, readjusting to life after a secret spell on a psychiatric ward, it has been clear that E4's show was determined to move beyond cliche.

he fingered me 8 times...over my jeans.Collapse )

source - guardian uk blog

SUCH A FUCKING FANTASTIC SHOW! i just marathoned the first 4 eps this morning and i'm already obsessed.