My Battle With Anorexia | Dave Chawner | TEDxClapham

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Using comedy as a tool to remove the stigma surrounding eating disorders Dave uses comedy to engage audiences and explain his battle with anorexia. He talks about his tour 'Over It' and experiences of talking publicly about his struggle.

Dave is an award winning comedian and campaigner who received critical acclaim last year with his UK tour 'Over It - Death, Anorexia & Other Funny Things'. Using comedy to get people talking about more taboo topics Dave takes a satirical look into his anorexic past to raise awareness of eating disorders. Appearances on BBC, ITV and Channel 4 he is a comic that makes you think as well as laugh

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