Cathedral of the Sea (TV series)

Cathedral of the Sea (Spanish: La catedral del mar) is a Spanish historical drama television series adapting the Ildefonso Falcones's novel La catedral del mar that originally aired on Antena 3 from May 23 to July 18, 2018. Directed by Jordi Frades, it stars Michelle Jenner, Aitor Luna, Daniel Grao, Pablo Derqui, Tristán Ulloa, Natalia de Molina, Andrea Duro, José María Pou, Silvia Abascal and Ginés García Millán, among others. The series sparked a sequel, Heirs to the Land.

Cathedral of the Sea
SpanishLa catedral del mar
GenreHistorical drama
Directed byJordi Frades
Country of originSpain
Original languageSpanish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes8
Running time50–51 min
Production companies
Original networkAntena 3
Original releaseMay 23 (2018-05-23) –
July 18, 2018 (2018-07-18)
Followed byHeirs to the Land


The story begins with Bernat Estanyol (Daniel Grao), a humble farmer, who is about to wed Francesca Esteve (Natalia de Molina). Soon the Lord of Bella appears unceremoniously at the wedding, using his feudal rights to beat and rape Francesca. The focus then shifts to Arnau Estanyol (Aitor Luna), the son born after the marriage.[1][2][3]


Production and releaseEdit

Produced by Atresmedia Televisión in collaboration with Diagonal TV [es], La Catedral del Mar A.I.E and Televisió de Catalunya,[6] it premiered on 23 May 2018 on Antena 3. The original broadcasting run ended on 18 July 2018.[7] It averaged a good 17.4% audience share.[8]

No.TitleDirected byOriginal air date
1"Fugitivos"Jordi Frades [es]23 May 2018 (2018-05-23)
2"Hermanos"Jordi Frades30 May 2018 (2018-05-30)
3"Deseo"Jordi Frades6 June 2018 (2018-06-06)
4"Arrepentíos"Jordi Frades20 June 2018 (2018-06-20)
5"No somos como ellos"Jordi Frades27 June 2018 (2018-06-27)
6"Secretos"Jordi Frades4 July 2018 (2018-07-04)
7"Venganza"Jordi Frades11 July 2018 (2018-07-11)
8"Condenado"Jordi Frades18 July 2018 (2018-07-18)

The series sparked a sequel, Heirs to the Land.[9]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "'Cathedral of the Sea' ('La catedral del mar') - Netflix TV Review". Ready Steady Cut. Retrieved 4 August 2019.
  2. ^ "Cathedral Of The Sea Season 1 Review". The Review Geek. Retrieved 4 August 2019.
  3. ^ "'Cathedral of the Sea' Series Review". Geeks. Retrieved 4 August 2019.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r Funes, A (23 November 2016). "Conoce a los personajes de 'La catedral del mar'". El Confidencial.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i "¿Quién es quién en La Catedral del Mar? Los actores y los personajes en la serie". El Mundo (in Spanish). 27 June 2018. Retrieved 29 October 2021.
  6. ^ "'La catedral del mar' logra el 'Global Spotlight Award'". Audiovisual451 (in Spanish). 15 October 2019. Retrieved 29 October 2021.
  7. ^ Cano, Alberto (2018-07-19). "'La catedral del mar': Así fue el emocionante final de la serie de Antena 3". ecartelera (in Spanish). Retrieved 29 October 2021.
  8. ^ Carro, David (19 July 2018). "Antena 3 culmina 'La Catedral del Mar' con un gran 17,4% de media". FormulaTV (in Spanish). Retrieved 29 October 2021.
  9. ^ "Una playa de Tarragona, el escenario de la nueva serie de Netflix". La Vanguardia. 24 November 2020.

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