The terminally ill political commentator and Radio 1 presenter Max van Weezel gets its own documentary on Omroep MAX. With hostess Dionne Stax and (ex)-politicians, he is talking about his work, life and politics.
The 67-year-old Van Weezel at the beginning of this year diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. He underwent urgent major surgery, and there followed months of chemotherapy. At Radio 1, he told me that the chemotherapy has worked and that he, according to doctors, even a few months to live.
Van Weezel has been over 42 years as a familiar face in the Courtyard. He presented several radio programs, a podcast, and wrote columns. In addition to his interview with Stax pick up politicians such as prime minister Mark Rutte, ex-prime minister Dries van Agt and former deputy prime minister Hans Wiegel memories of the political journalist.
About the approaching end Of Weezel sober. Van Weezel wants, as much as possible, the news follow. He calls it his “last straw”. “The world is going by and I want to be there as much as possible and as much as possible. That is called die in the harness.”
The documentary will be broadcast on Sunday, January 6 at Max on NPO 2 at 19.15 hours.
Presenter Max van Weezel (67) still has a few months to live