Holland's past

Holland's past (2008)

A never-ending bog, on the farther side of coastlines

  • Genre: Documentary
  • Creator: Charles Groenhuijsen
  • First Air Date: 2008-10-12
  • Last Air Date: 2008-11-30
  • Total Seasons: 1
  • Total Episodes: 8
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 50 min.
  • Production Company: IDTV Docs
  • Production Country: Belgium, Germany, Ghana, Indonesia, Netherlands, Suriname, United States of America
  • Networks: VPRO
  • Director: Noud Holtman


A series of eight episodes documenting 250.000 years of history. Charles Groenhuijsen takes us along sights and locations that historically harbored various inhabitants of ‘The Lowlands’. In what today is known as The Netherland, Belgium, Germany, New York, Ghana, Surinam, and Indonesia, Charles will be looking for the stories of ‘our’ past through potsherds, bones, stones, ancient text's, drawings, paintings, pictures, radio, and tv- fragments

  • Keywords: netherlands, europe, roman empire, prehistory, lowlands
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    Season 1

    First Air Date: 2008-10-12
    8 Episodes

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    • Charles Groenhuijsen

      as Themself
    • Jan Decleir

      as Voice
    • Elsie de Brauw

      as Voice
    Directing Noud Holtman Director
    Editing Ireen van Ditshuyzen Editorial Manager
    Sound Henny Vrienten Music
    Production Geert Mak Researcher
    Production Piet de Rooy Researcher