"The year 2003. I led a completely different life than my peers. Unblemished, I started very young on the rollercoaster that would take me to many places at a young age. The rollercoaster that would later leave such an enormous mark that growing up confuses me every now and then". In 2023, it will be twenty years since the then 15-year-old Jim Bakkum broke through in the talent show Idols. In his new musical theater show Oud Geleerd, Jong Gedaan, he reflects on all the high-profile events and milestones with a good dose of self-mockery.