If Adrian Mole had a sister ... Hysterically funny, touching real-life teenage diary from 1989, now a major new E4 drama. .
Rae Earl was born in Stamford in Lincolnshire in 1971. She went to Hull University, and following a brief stint at Parcel Force in Peterborough she joined one of Britain's biggest commercial radio groups as a copywriter in 1995. After six years of writing adverts that started with the line 'ATTENTION CARPET BUYERS!' Rae moved to broadcasting and now presents a breakfast show in the East Midlands together with her husband Kevin, for which she has been named British Midlands Radio Presenter of the Year.
'Funnier, sadder and ruder than Adrian Mole, this will delight teenagers past and present' -- Financial Times 'You wouldn't catch many people revealing their true teen thoughts. Hurray then for Rae Earl, who dug out her 1989 diary and published it in the raw. Hilarious and gut-wrenchingly familiar' -- In Style 'Very funny' -- Elle 'Full of 80s nostalgia, this journal will make you laugh out loud' -- Closer (four stars) 'Very funny - and sad' -- Heat 'Full of teenage logic, bad poetry and 80s nostalgia, Rae's frank and hilarious trip down memory lane stands out from the current surge of memoirs' -- The London Paper