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Things To Do In London: Monday 18 April 2016

Today's Things To Do In London is sponsored by The Old Vic — scroll down to find out how to win one of three pairs of tickets to their innovative new take on Jekyll & Hyde.

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Pop to a palace for some pitch and putt. Image: Lee

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Things to do today:

ROALD DAHL'S WORLD: Discover everything about The Wondercrump World Of Roald Dahl at this Southbank Centre exhibition. Step into interactive installations, meet familiar characters and giggle your way round this magical journey. £10/£8, prebook, 10am

PITCH AND PUTT: Pop a hole in one (or not) at Alexandra Palace's Pitch and Putt mini golf. Swing your way round a 10-hole course with some of the best panoramic views in London. It's open daily throughout the summer. £6.50/£5.50 (club and ball rental: £1.50 for two), just turn up, 10am-dusk

GIN OFF: Join in with gin at Graphic Bar for this year's Gin Off. 16 teams battle it out to whip up tantalising cocktails and be crowned champions. Come down, taste and vote for your favourite (your entry entitles you to four free cocktails). Let the gin begin. £11.74, prebook, 6pm

MAVERICK BUILDINGS: What is Britain's greatest maverick building? Join tonight's debate at the Royal Academy Of Arts where a panel of experts will present their opinions on Britain's maverick buildings — as voted for by the public. £12/£6, prebook, 6.30pm

Give in to a guilty pleasure and watch Big Trouble In Little China. Image: Ingrid Richter

T.S. ELIOT READING: Three leading contemporary poets — Simon Armitage, Mona Arshi and Zaffar Kunial — perform their work at this T.S. Eliot Memorial Reading at London School of Economics. £9.50/£5, prebook, 7pm

DIVINE BITCHES: The Serpentine Galleries present Emily Sundblad's erotic collage opera — a hybrid of pornographic text and classic choral compositions at Serpentine's Sackler Gallery. £8.35, prebook 8pm

COMEDY: All aboard The Good Ship with comedy crew Keith Farnan, Mark Cram, Sarah Keyworth and Lauren Pattison. Head to Kilburn to start your week with some funny. £4/£5, just turn up, 8pm

BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA: Soho institution, The Prince Charles Cinema, screens a 30th anniversary 70mm version of Big Trouble In Little China tonight. This 1986 cult fantasy stars Kurt Russell as truck driver Jack Burton, featuring a pre-Sex and the City Kim Cattrall. £12.50, prebook, 8.45pm

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Win 1 of 3 pairs of tickets to Jekyll & Hyde at The Old Vic

The classic Jekyll & Hyde story has been reimagined as a daring dance thriller, choreographed by the brains behind the best sequences of In The Heights, Bugsy Malone and Strictly Ballroom — where do we sign up?

The Old Vic is teaming up with Olivier Award-winning Drew McOnie for this innovative physical production from 20-28 May, and Londonist readers can win one of three pairs of tickets to see the show.

Click here to enter the competition now — just quote the code 'Londonist'.

Connect with the Old Vic on Facebook and Twitter. Love the show? Tweet about it with #JekyllandHyde.

Today's Things To Do In London is sponsored by The Old Vic.


Good cause of the day

A night with Britain's finest comics in a world-famous landmark — that's tomorrow's An Evening Of Comedy in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust. John Bishop is joined by spexy beast, Alan Carr, Asian provocateur Romesh Ranganathan and Edinburgh hit Josie Long — plus loads more silly people. Help support the UK's teenagers diagnosed with cancer while belly-laughing at the Royal Albert Hall this Tuesday. £28-£53.50, prebook, 7.30pm, 19 April 2016