The selection of Spanish-language shows on Netflix has never been better. From the highly-anticipated teen thriller Elite, to tense political drama Ingobernable and crime thriller Money Heist (the most-watched Original foreign language show on Netflix), there’s something for all tastes. If you want to immerse yourself in the language, we can’t think of a better way than with the following shows.
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Everyone is talking about this teen thriller which launched on 5 October. Elite follows the lives of three teenagers from working-class backgrounds attempting to fit into fictional Las Encinas, the most exclusive boarding school in Spain.
Gran Hotel (Grand Hotel)
Set at the turn of the last century, the show follows the lives of the ruthless Alarcón family who own one of Spain’s most prestigious hotels. There’s a lot of jealousy, backstabbing, lies, murder and cloak-and-dagger intrigue as the family tries to hold on to its dwindling wealth and status. It’s all very Downton Abbey meets Agatha Christe.
A political drama series starring Kate del Castillo as Mexico’s fictional First Lady, Emilia Urquiza, who is falsely accused of murdering her husband and is being pursued by the Mexican government. If you liked House of Cards and The Good Wife, you’ll be hooked on this.
La casa de papel (Money Heist)
The most-watched foreign-language Original show on Netflix follows a group of highly experienced criminals who plan to rob the Royal Mint of Spain. The heist is being orchestrated by the mysterious ‘Professor’ and there are plenty of head-spinning twists and turns, psychological games, hostages and political messages throughout the show.
Las chicas del cable (Cable Girls)
This period drama follows the lives of four women from very different backgrounds as they try to navigate independent lives in late-1920s Spain by working as switchboard operators at the National Telephone Company. It covers a range of storylines from abusive husbands to corporate espionage and secret identities but at the heart of it, Cable Girls is about female friendships and the struggle to navigate in a man’s world.
All shows are available now to stream on Netflix.
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