Estudio 1 was a long-running Spanish TV drama series by Televisión Española since 1965 presenting many classic plays for the home audience. It was equivalent to fr:Au théâtre ce soir (1966-1985) on TF1 and Play of the Month (1965-1983) on the BBC. The series was noted for its productions of the great Spanish Siglo de Oro playwrights as well as Shakespeare and Schiller.
|Genre||Drama Anthology/Classic adaptations|
|Country of origin||Spain|
|Production company||Televisión Española|
|Original release||6 October 1965|
It took its name from the studio it was filmed, Studio 1 at Prado del Rey.
- A Companion to Spanish Cinema -Jo Labanyi, Tatjana Pavlovic - 2015 Page 509 1119170133 According to Manuel Palacio, the 1960s and the first half of the 1970s marked the "golden age" of Spanish television drama (as the 1950s did for the United States). ... the studio-bound drama of the 1970s (one distinguished and long-lasting slot was actually called Estudio 1) gave way to the classic prestige serials of the 1980s (often literary adaptations), which were shot on celluloid and used feature film ...
- Shakespeare in the Spanish Theatre: 1772 to the Present Keith Gregor - 2011 -1441129383 'Estudio 1', which would outlive the Franco regime by a decade, would go on to screen productions of The Taming of the Shrew (1979) and a new Merchant of Venice (1981)..
- Aprobé en septiembre Fiorella Faltoyano - 2014 8490600597 - Era un programa similar al Estudio 1, pero se producía y emitía en la Segunda Cadena. Se trataba de una obra de Friedrich Schiller, titulada Intriga y amor.