The secret diary of Hendrik Groen

Television series – 24 episodes

In his secret diary Hendrik Groen describes his live in a home for the elderly in Amsterdam-North. He may well be old, but he’s not dead yet! Together with some of his fellow ‘inmates’ he establishes OlBuNoDeYe (Old, But Not Dead Yet). Because why should your life consist of just drinking a cup of coffee, staring out of the window and waiting for the end?

Every episode describes a month in the lives of Hendrik and his friends in the OlBuNoDeYe-club. This drama series consists of 24 episodes and is based on the book The secret diary of Hendrik Groen.

Cast: Kees Hulst, André van Duin, Olga Zuiderhoek, Carry Tefsen, Coby Timp, Dries Smits, Rob van de Meeberg, Ad van Kempen, Rick Nicolet and Rosa Reuten.
Produced by: Hollands Licht, Omroep MAX
Written by: Martin van Waardenberg
DOP: Martijn Cousijn NSC
Directed by: Tim Oliehoek
Genre: Dramedy
Year: 2017 & 2018

Golden Calf best TV Drama (2018)
Winner: Golden Calf best actor – Kees Hulst (2018)
Nominee: Golden Calf, best actress – Olga Zuiderhoek (2018)
Winner: Zilveren krulstaart – Martin van Waardenberg (2018)
Submission: Dutch entry for the International Emmy Awards of 2018