Lanzarote was one of the Canary Islands, (PROSE: Synthespians™) off the coast of Africa in the Atlantic Ocean. (TV: Planet of Fire) This island was governed by Spain. (PROSE: Pack Animals)
On 8 May 1984, the Fifth Doctor, Turlough and Kamelion visited Lanzarote, where they met Peri Brown. (TV: Planet of Fire)
In 2009, Banana Boat was arrested in Lanzarote for selling counterfeit DVDs. Ianto Jones lied to the Spanish police to get him released. (PROSE: Pack Animals)
The Tenth Doctor commented that the desert planet Karris "...doesn't seem to have much more going for it than Lanzarote" when on board the Sword of Justice during a visit to the Andromeda Galaxy. (PROSE: Shining Darkness)
When asked about her holiday experiences, Donna Noble listed Lanzarote among the locations which she had visited. (COMIC: The Widow's Curse)
Behind the scenes Edit
Lanzarote, one of the Canary Islands, was the first non-European filming location for Doctor Who. In Planet of Fire, the island doubled as both itself and as an alien planet. 2014 saw a new Doctor Who production team return to Lanzarote to film scenes set on the lunar surface for Kill the Moon.