Dan is a feature act on the UK spoken word circuit, including appearances at gigs such as Bang Said the Gun, Literary Death Match, Raise the Bar, and Jibba Jabba. Further afield, he headlined the Uptown Poetry Slam in Chicago and Sofar Sounds in Auckland. Other appearances include Southbank Centre, Roundhouse Camden, the Barbican, and BBC Radio. He’s also a seasoned performer at festivals such as Glastonbury and Larmer Tree.
Dan has devised five solo stand-up poetry shows for the Edinburgh Fringe, and his material makes him a favourite at popular science events such as Festival of the Spoken Nerd and Sunday Assembly. His versatility means he can be found on-stage at stand-up, mixed bill, music, and cabaret shows.
Dan is an accomplished compère. He is Poetry Captain for comedy vs. poetry night Stand Up & Slam, and a regular host of the Genesis Slam. With Paula Varjack, he co-hosts The Anti-Slam and WORST. DATE. EVER., and MCDMs tabletop-improv show RPG Quest!