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We go "Through the Looking Glass" in Gloucester

Filming has begun in Gloucester on Disney's latest production - the sequel to the 2010 hit Alice in Wonderland.

Tall ships are being used and the rumour mill has gone into overdrive, as Johnny Depp is the star of the film, which will be released in 2016.

Our Gloucestershire Correspondent Ken Goodwin has been watching the excitement build down on the Docks.


Disney film production gets underway in Gloucester

Filming is set to begin in Gloucester for one of Disney's latest productions 'Through the looking glass'.

The film is the sequel to the 2010 hit 'Alice in Wonderland' starring Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter and Mia Wasikowska.

Tall ships come to Gloucester for Disney film shoot

There are now five tall ships moored up at Gloucester docks as final preparations take place for the filming of the next Disney extravaganza - Through the Looking Glass.

Filming is due to begin on Monday and eager celeb spotters are all on the look out for Jonny Depp.

Ben Swain, the skipper on one of the ships involved - the Lady of Avenel - told us what it's like to be involved:


Gloucester woman wins first medal of Glasgow games

England's Jodie Stimpson (left) celebrates winning the women's triathlon with England's Vicky Holland who finished third
Jodie Stimpson (Gold) and Vicky Holland (Bronze), from Gloucester were the first to win medals for England

The West Country got its first medal of the Commonwealth Games at lunchtime when Gloucester's Vicky Holland won bronze in the women's triathlon.

She came third in the sweltering Glasgow sun in what is a truly tough event whatever the weather. The race was won by her England team mate Jodie Stimpson. They were the first medals to be won at the Games.

IPCC investigate police contact with murdered Hollie

The Independent Police Complaints Commission confirmed they are investigating two contacts Gloucestershire Police had with Hollie Gazzard prior to her murder.

"Our investigation is progressing well, and once concluded we hope it will answer the question of whether Gloucestershire Police could or should have done more to protect her."

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