Double Trouble: Chiem van Houweninge on Writing and Filming

Thomas Elsaesser, Robert Kievit, Jan Simons (eds.)

Amsterdam University Press, 197pp

Double Trouble highlights the career of Dutch scriptwriter and television producer Chiem van Houweninge, well-known for his long-running TV comedy series and as author of episodes for TV detective series. Double Trouble gives Van Houweninge's own views on writing and filming in television prime importance, in the context of the history of popular television and his scriptwriting classes at the University of Amsterdam. This is completed by a round-table discussion with other writers about the double tasks of scriptwriting and producing.