Posts Tagged With: Lope de Vega

El Ministerio del Tiempo 1×02 Review: Time of Glory

There is nothing like the first appearance of a character that will become a recurring one. The type audiences instantly love and want to see meeting our heroes again and again. In MdT, the first of such characters was Lope de Vega, known throughout the centuries as a womanizer, and portrayed as such in here. Continue reading

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El Ministerio del Tiempo 3×05 Review: Time of Splendour

If there is something I enjoy more than well-written episodes, is the return of beloved recurring characters. That is the case in ‘Time of Splendour’, where we enjoy the visit of not one, but two key people: Lope de Vega and Cervantes. And it also allows us to sit back and rejoice a little bit, because these two had a rivalry of sorts that is wonderfully played out this time. Continue reading

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El Ministerio del Tiempo 2×03 Review: Time of Noblemen

MdT Cervantes 21st century

What would have happened if Miguel de Cervantes had never published Don Quijote de la Mancha? Half the terms used in the Spanish language wouldn’t exist, for starters. But let’s not worry too much, because thankfully we have a ministry that solves this kind of problems! Continue reading

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Theatre Review: Lope de Vega’s Mujeres y Criados

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Claridán (Javier Collado) and Violante (Lucía Quintana)

Lope de Vega was one of the most womanizing and at the same time most romantic figures of Spanish culture. It’s not a surprise that he was one of the most important members of what is known as the Siglo de Oro (Spanish Golden Age), Continue reading

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