Trivia: My Mad Fat Diary
- Dawson Casting: Most people on the show who are portraying Rae's friends. They all look the age they are meant to be, though.
- Sharon Rooney was 24 when the first series broadcast; she plays 16 year old Rae.
- Nico Mirallegro was 22 when the first series broadcast; he plays 16 or 17 year old Finn.
- Jodie Comer was 19/20 when the first series broadcast; she plays 16 old Chloe.
- Sacha Parkinson was 22 when the second series broadcast; she plays 16/17 year old Stacey.
- Hey, It's That Guy!: Finn is Newt from Hollyoaks.