Things To Do In London: Friday 29 January 2016

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More than just tomatoes on today's Borough Food Market tour. Image: Funzing

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Things to do today:

BOROUGH MARKET TOUR: Get to know one of London's greatest food markets on this Borough tour. Thanks to hand-crafted cheese, truffles, chorizo, olives oils and chocolates, expect samples galore as Tamas shares the shopping secrets of this London institution. £20, prebook, 11am

FILM LOCATIONS: Bridget Jones, Harry Potter — the Bankside area's a regular film star in its own right. Take a trip around famous movie locations with this CoolWalks tour. Join tour guide, Robert, for a stroll around some of UK film's best-known streets. Free, prebook, 11am

ELECTRONIC SUPERHIGHWAY: A major exhibition of over 100 multimedia art works celebrates the internet's influence on us. Film, photography, sculpture and drawing collide in this brand new Whitechapel Gallery display. £13.50/£11.95, prebook, 11am-6pm

Eat street style today at Hawker House. Image: it's Jason B

EAT STREET: Street Feast at Hawker House — two floors of street traders in an indoor night market. Prawnography, Yum Bun, Club Mexicana and loads more pack out this huge warehouse and with eight bars too, this is a whole night of food-based amazingness. Market entry: free before 7pm/£3 after, just turn up, 5pm-12am

CITY POETS: Czech culture and political history entwine in a night of poetry and dance theatre. Oxford House presents a performance reflecting on the violent past of three of Czechoslovakia's prominent figures, thorough choreography. £10, prebook, 7pm

SECRET SUPPER CLUB: Turn to Tokyo for this multi-course dining experience. Mingle with strangers and get your taste buds excited with four adventurous Japanese dishes. Location revealed on booking, but we hear it's somewhere in Hackney. £29, prebook, 7pm

WONDER.LAND: Damon Albarn twists Lewis Carrol's classic in musical,, at the National Theatre. Video, live theatre and digital technology combine in an interpretation of Alice for the online generation. £15, prebook, 7.30pm

COMEDY: How to describe Story Beast, aka John Henry Falle of The Beta Males? There’s myth telling, sing-alongs, and Anglo-Saxon poetry. Not your normal stand-up, basically. At Soho Theatre until Saturday. £10/£12.50, prebook, 9.15pm

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Big London questions tackled by experts this week

How will we solve the housing crisis? And what responsibility should artists take for the negative effects of gentrification? These thorny issues and more are being argued over by experts at a series of debates at Camden People's Theatre from 19-31 January. Tickets £5, available from the website.

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Good cause of the day

Absurd theatre piece, Boris & Ingrid, brings a whole new side to old age at the Pleasance Theatre as part of the Take Care Of Your Oldies programme, in collaboration with AgeUK. Body mask, puppetry, comedy and mime slot together to address the difficult issues of getting old. The 31 January show is free to those over 65. All other performances: £12/£10. See website for booking details.