The Spanish vigilante Zorro struck fear in the hearts of evil land barons and other bad guys with his fox-like cunning, his agility, and of course, his debonair pencil mustache. TV series (1957 - 1959)
The marriage of Marc Antony and Cleopatra is one of the greatest love stories of all time, a tale of unbridled passion with earth-shaking political consequences. Feared and hunted by the powers in Rome, the lovers choose to die by their own hands as the triumphant armies of Antony’s revengeful rival, Octavian, sweep into Egypt. Their three orphaned children are taken in chains to Rome; only two– the ten-year-old twins Selene and Alexander–survive the journey ...
Trouble on Cable Street by Joan Lingard - It’s 1936. World War 1 is over, but there is fear that another war is coming. Isabella struggles to keep her family together. One brother has run away to join the Spanish Revolution, the other has joined the opposite side here in the UK. And now people are rioting even in London. Everyone has an opinion and it’s getting ugly. What is there left to believe in, and what will the future bring?
Summer, 1585. As English ships are held captive in Spain, fear mounts of an Invincible Armada, built by King Philip II, and intended to invade English shores. Sir Francis Drake prepares to embark on an expedition by royal commission to cross the Atlantic and seize major Spanish ports, diverting Philip's American treasure supplies to Queen Elizabeth.