It has just been released and it already promises to become the new ‘Game of Thrones’. ‘El Cid’, the ambitious Amazon Prime Video blockbuster, does not lack detail: 4,000 m2 of sets, a team of more than 200 people, 11,000 extras and several months of filming (interrupted by confinement) in Soria, Burgos, Teruel and Madrid have made it possible for our beloved and admired Jaime Lorente to get into the shoes of the legendary Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar. “It has been a gift to play him, he has a sense of loyalty and a ‘leitmotif’ (inheritance from his father) that makes everything live with great intensity”, confesses the actor.

Surely from minute one you have been caught by the palace intrigues and spectacular battle scenes, which Jaime especially remembers. “There were moments of danger, but fortunately the previous rehearsal was very intense – he says -. In general, we have had a strong training to hold the chainmail, handle the sword and ride a horse well, because I had not gotten into one. in the life”.

If you consider yourself a feminist, you will not have overlooked the struggle of female protagonists for their rights in a world dominated by men (bravo!). Yes, incredible, in the eleventh century there were already women who were trying to empower themselves, among them the Infanta Urraca, played by Alicia Sanz, who is happy with this: “Giving birth to those who have been pioneers and entrepreneurs throughout the I have loved the story. I hope this inspires the young women. “

If seeing that Urraca, Queen Sancha or Jimena were already standard bearers of ‘girl power’ in the Middle Ages has served as a trigger to come up and you already consider yourself a fan of the series, now you can test what you know about her playing our ‘Cosmotrivial El Cid edition’. Alicia Sanz opens the game with questions such as how many times do they try to kill Ruy? Why does Urraca toast with his father at the banquet? or what sin is Sancha accused of with the bishop? The actress has already answered. And you, do you dare to try your luck?