The Best Episodes Directed by Jordi Frades


#1 - Election

Isabel Season 1 - Episode 12

As the Pope dies and a new holyman takes his place. King John of Aragon seizes his chance to lay the problems surrounding Isabel and Ferdinand's papal bull to rest.

star 8.44
67 votes
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#2 - Birth

Isabel Season 1 - Episode 10

Isabel and Ferdinand welcome a child into the world. But their happiness doesn't last for long as Pacheco sends his troops to capture them.

star 8.23
73 votes
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The figure of the king

#3 - The figure of the king

Isabel Season 1 - Episode 6

Empowered by a discovery about her half-brother, Isabel tries to cut a deal with Henry. However, the king also has a plan up his sleeve

star 8.14
41 votes
Royal wedding

#4 - Royal wedding

Isabel Season 1 - Episode 9

As the wedding approaches, Isabel and Ferdinand meet for the first time. Bad news throws their big day into jeopardy, leaving King Henry overjoyed.

star 8.12
40 votes
New war?

#5 - New war?

Isabel Season 1 - Episode 8

Disguised as a servant, Ferdinand begins his secret journey to meet Isabel at the altar. Forced to take perilous backroads, his route is fraught with terrible dangers.

star 8.00
45 votes
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The new queen

#6 - The new queen

Isabel Season 1 - Episode 13

A sudden death and a twist of events sees King Henry flee to Madrid. Later, Castile prepares to crown a new Queen.

star 7.91
68 votes
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Time Is What It Is

#7 - Time Is What It Is

The Ministry of Time Season 1 - Episode 1

star 7.90
273 votes
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#8 -

Isabel Season 1 - Episode 7

Isabel deceives King Henry over her ambitions to marry. But while she may be able to fool her brother, nothing gets past Pacheco.

star 7.86
42 votes
The negotiation

#9 - The negotiation

Isabel Season 1 - Episode 3

As the Civil War brings chaos and anarchy to Castille, Isabel learns that her half-brother Henry has promised her to a man she doesn't love

star 7.84
50 votes
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#10 - Secrets

Cathedral of the Sea Season 1 - Episode 6

After a close brush with death, Arnau starts to see Mar in a different light, but King Pedro has other plans for him. Aledis learns Arnau is alive.

star 7.82
34 votes
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The pact of Guisando

#11 - The pact of Guisando

Isabel Season 1 - Episode 5

Isabel seeks comfort for the death of her brother in his friend Gonzalo. Meanwhile, the Queen receives news that forces her to flee the court.

star 7.79
47 votes
Wedding bells

#12 - Wedding bells

Isabel Season 1 - Episode 2

The drama and intrigue continue as the nobles begin to put their plot to dethrone Isabel's half-brother Henry into action.

star 7.76
61 votes
The beginning of the end

#13 - The beginning of the end

Isabel Season 1 - Episode 11

Pacheco persecutes all those who chose to support Isabel and Ferdinand. Plus, with her marriage already under strain, Isabel overhears a secret about her husband.

star 7.69
41 votes
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Isabel, the queen

#14 - Isabel, the queen

Isabel Season 1 - Episode 1

As the series begins, Isabel and her brothers' lives are turned upside down when they are forced into the hostile environment of the court.

star 7.68
76 votes
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Episode 1

#15 - Episode 1

Isabel Season 2 - Episode 1

Isabel's decision to take the Crown while Fernando is in Aragon angers him, a division that Carrillo is eager to use. Meanwhile, Diego Pacheco seeks support from Portugal and the nobles to dethrone Isabel in favor of Juana.

star 7.67
63 votes
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#16 - Doomed

Cathedral of the Sea Season 1 - Episode 8

Joan confesses to Mar. Sahat learns of Arnau's plight and returns to Barcelona, where he devises a plan. Arnau and Francesca are brought face to face.

star 7.67
39 votes
Tragedy at court

#17 - Tragedy at court

Isabel Season 1 - Episode 4

Tragedy strikes Isabel's family, forcing her to finally make her choice. Should she obey Henry or rise against him?

star 7.65
50 votes
We are not like them

#18 - We are not like them

Cathedral of the Sea Season 1 - Episode 5

After rescuing two children, Arnau is rewarded with a lucrative new career. He later adopts a spirited orphan and gets revenge against the Puigs.

star 7.56
39 votes

#19 - Desire

Cathedral of the Sea Season 1 - Episode 3

Four years pass and famine-stricken serfs revolt against the hoarding nobles. A brave act makes Arnau's dream come true, and he later falls in love.

star 7.39
41 votes

#20 - Revenge

Cathedral of the Sea Season 1 - Episode 7

Convinced Mar is leading Arnau down an evil path of temptation, Joan helps Elionor with a plan to get rid of her. Margarida Puig visits Elionor.

star 7.32
38 votes

#21 - Fugitives

Cathedral of the Sea Season 1 - Episode 1

In 1319, serf Bernat flees from danger with infant son Arnau to his sister's home in Barcelona, where Arnau is blamed for a tragedy 10 years later.

star 7.25
56 votes

#22 - Brothers

Cathedral of the Sea Season 1 - Episode 2

A remarriage leads to a change of residence and occupation for Bernat and Arnau, while Joan is offered an opportunity to get an education.

star 7.16
44 votes
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#23 - Repent

Cathedral of the Sea Season 1 - Episode 4

Joan hears an alarming confession. Torn between two women, Arnau escapes by running off to war. Searching for Arnau, Aledis has a fateful encounter.

star 7.03
37 votes