16th century Edit
In 1587, Sir Francis Drake launched an attack on the Spanish Navy in the port of Cadiz. The destruction suffered by the Spanish fleet delayed the Spanish Armada until 1588. (AUDIO: The Flames of Cadiz)
20th century Edit
The Spanish Civil War took place in the 1930s. It saw two large political parties and their supporters fight for control of Spain. During this time, many previously small factions came into play. Anarchists, communists and fascists all took part in the war.
In 1985, a Sontaran-Androgum group landed in Seville, taking over a local villa. One of the Androgums, along with an infected Second Doctor, headed into town to try one of the local restaurants. (TV: The Two Doctors)
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22nd century Edit
Behind the scenes Edit
- To date, Doctor Who has filmed four stories in Spain. The first was TV: Planet of Fire, which was shot in the Canary Islands, a Spanish dependency. This was followed by TV: The Two Doctors, shot in Seville. In the seventh series of the revived series, Spanish mountain range Sierra Nevada served as the surface of the Dalek Asylum in TV: Asylum of the Daleks, while Almeria's legendary Spaghetti Western sets were used to depict Mercy, Nevada in TV: A Town Called Mercy.