The Dan Daw Show: review – consent, kink and pushing comfort zones

Battersea Arts Centre, London
Dan Daw explores bodies, power and submission in a show that is intense, tender and comes complete with trigger warning…

I was feeling quite calm about seeing this show by the self-described “38-year-old crip” Dan Daw until I got the email warning me that it was “about kink and power play”. Then as I walked into the venue, I was told that if I found anything triggering, I could walk out and be taken to a calm space.

By the time I took my seat, I had no idea what to expect. By the time I left it 90 minutes later, I still didn’t quite know what I had seen. But I hadn’t been alarmed or upset – the overriding emotion I had witnessed was tenderness.

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