Úbeda’s old quarter, around the area of Plaza de Vázquez de Molina, was used as the scenery in Agustín Díaz Yanes’ ‘Alatriste’ for shooting sword duels, after removing all the traffic signs in order to recreate the Renaissance period. In the Municipal Historical Archive, in the Palacio de las Cadenas, they shot the scene starring Javier Cámara in the role of the Count-Duke of Olivares.
The cloister of the Colegiata de Santa María de los Reales Alcázares collegiate church was the setting for the duel among Alatriste, Malatesta and Íñigo Balboa.
Iglesia de Santa María in Úbeda and Ermita de San Antonio were used as shooting sets for one of the six episodes of the series ‘Teresa de Jesús‘. The director, Josefina Molina, followed the same way as the saint from Beas de Segura, where the show was also shot. Other locations were Puerto Lápice, Quesada and Puerto de Tíscar.
The streets of Úbeda also appear on episode 14 of ‘Curro Jiménez‘, titled “Retorno al hogar”.