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'''Gloucester''' was an [[English]] city. The [[Eleventh Doctor]] once suggested to go there in an effort to stop the [[Atraxi]] from destroying the world in their search for [[Prisoner Zero]], but was put off the idea because the city wasn't actually reachable given the time and tools he had available. It was a half-hour drive from [[Leadworth]]. ([[TV]]: ''[[The Eleventh Hour (TV story)|The Eleventh Hour]]'')
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|appearances = [[TV]]: ''[[Fugitive of the Judoon (TV story)|Fugitive of the Judoon]]''
 
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'''Gloucester''' was a small [[city]] in the south-west of [[England]]. One of its main attractions was [[Gloucester Cathedral]]. ([[TV]]: ''[[Fugitive of the Judoon (TV story)|Fugitive of the Judoon]]'')
 
   
== Geography ==
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[[West Country Children's Home]] was located in Gloucester. The [[Twelfth Doctor]] and [[Clara Oswald|Clara]] visited it in the [[1990s]] and saw [[Danny Pink]] as a child. Clara also claimed that she had never been to Gloucester but the Doctor ignored it, saying that she had likely simply forgotten. ([[TV]]: ''[[Listen (TV story)|Listen]]'')
[[File:Gloucester and Stroud map (TCOL).jpg|thumb|right|[[Mary Cooper]]'s [[map]], showing the location of Gloucester. ([[TV]]: ''[[The Categories of Life (TV story)|The Categories of Life]]'')]]
 
Gloucester was located in the south-west of England, close to the Welsh border which was to the west of the city. Nearby towns included [[Stroud]] to the south and [[Dursley]] to the south-west. Local small towns and villages included [[Painswick]] to the south, [[Frampton on Severn]] to the south-west, and [[Mitcheldean]] and [[Cinderford]] to the west - both part of [[Dean Forest Park]]. ([[TV]]: ''[[The Categories of Life (TV story)|The Categories of Life]]'') [[Leadworth]], home to [[Amy Pond]] and [[Rory Williams]], was a half-hour drive from Gloucester. ([[TV]]: ''[[The Eleventh Hour (TV story)|The Eleventh Hour]]'')
 
   
Part of the [[River Severn]] ran by Gloucester. The nearest [[motorway]] was the [[M5 (motorway)|M5]] which could be accessed at junction 11a, to the north-east of the city, or junction 12, just to the south-west. A [[railway]] ran through Gloucester. ([[TV]]: ''[[The Categories of Life (TV story)|The Categories of Life]]'')
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== History ==
 
[[Harry Houdini]], together with [[the Doctor]], once tackled a giant sea monster in the Gloucester harbour. ([[PROSE]]: ''[[Who-Dini? (short story)|Who-Dini?]]'')
 
 
[[West Country Children's Home]] was located in Gloucester. The [[Twelfth Doctor]] and [[Clara Oswald]] visited it in the [[1990s]] and saw [[Danny Pink]] as a child. Clara also claimed that she had never been to Gloucester but the Doctor ignored it, saying that she had likely simply forgotten. ([[TV]]: ''[[Listen (TV story)|Listen]]'')
 
 
In [[2008]], the [[Eleventh Doctor]] suggested going to Gloucester, as the nearest city to [[Leadworth]], in an effort to stop the [[Atraxi]] from destroying the world in their search for [[Prisoner Zero]]. The Doctor was put off the idea when he discovered the city wasn't actually reachable, given the time remaining and the tools at his disposal. ([[TV]]: ''[[The Eleventh Hour (TV story)|The Eleventh Hour]]'')
 
 
During the ongoing [[the Miracle|Miracle Day]] crisis, Gloucester appeared on [[Mary Cooper]]'s map of [[overflow camp]]s put up in and around [[Wales]]. ([[TV]]: ''[[The Categories of Life (TV story)|The Categories of Life]]'')
 
 
One [[The Doctor (Fugitive of the Judoon)|purported incarnation of the Doctor]] hid in Gloucester in the [[21st century]]. Under a [[Chameleon Arch]], the Doctor disguised herself as the [[human]] tour guide "Ruth Clayton", who remembered moving there in [[December]] [[1999]]. ([[TV]]: ''[[Fugitive of the Judoon (TV story)|Fugitive of the Judoon]]'')
 
 
== Behind the scenes ==
 
Exterior scenes for ''[[The Next Doctor (TV story)|The Next Doctor]]'' were filmed in Gloucester.
 
 
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