Set in 1996 in Lincolnshire, the show tells the tragic and humorous story of a very troubled young girl Rae, who has just left a psychiatric hospital, where she has spent four months after attempting suicide, begins to reconnect with her best friend Chloe and her group, who are unaware of Rae's mental health and body image problems, believing she was in France for the past four months.
It's June 1998. Rae Earl has life as a teenager nailed. Despite a disastrous university interview, Rae's future in Stamford is looking bright. However, change is on the horizon as the gang grows up.
Rae takes drastic action that could jeopardise her future when Chloe's parents ban her from seeing their daughter in hospital
Rae ends up back in the same hospital where everything began. She is adamant that she is staying despite what the doctors say. Kester pays her a visit who still believes that Rae is ready to end therapy despite the setbacks and she finds the strength to return to her old life in Stamford.