Bump!, the world's first and most-watched gay and lesbian travel television series, is now on DVD. Join acclaimed lesbian playwright Shannon McDonough as she shows you the best Great Britain has to offer gays and lesbians. This resourceful and entertaining DVD is perfect for the seasoned and armchair traveler alike!
Our visit to Brighton starts with a tour on the boardwalk at the colorful Brighton Pier. Next, we head over to a local gay café, do some shopping and take in an exhibit on gay and lesbian history and culture at a museum. Afterward, we get to traipse through a real queen's opulent summer palace. From there, it's onto some of Brighton's trendy eateries. We end off our tour carousing at several gay hotspots.
Manchester teems with gay life. We'll show you gay guesthouses, restaurants, bars, hotels, clubs and more! Our trip begins with a stroll down festive Canal Street, the heart of the gay village. Next, we check out the annual Gayfest party and the Mr. Gay U.K. pageant. We also learn how Manchester rebuilt itself after WWII and became the birthplace of the modern women s suffrage movement.
London is one of the world s great cosmopolitan cities, and it crackles with a vibrant queer scene. Shannon begins by checking out the major landmarks Buckingham Palace, Covent Gardens and Piccadilly Circus, to name a few. Then she heads over to Compton Street and Leicester Square on a tour of gay SoHo. Afterward, Graham Norton, Britain's most popular (and gay) talk show host, shares his favorite gay spots. Next, we learn about Oscar Wilde and drop in at the local gay gym. We also show our favorite places for the gay traveler to stay, look at London's gay Mardi Gras and go bargain hunting.