Things To Do Today In London: Wednesday 20 July 2016

Today's Things To Do In London is sponsored by Soho Theatre. Scroll down to find out about their new play, Fury.

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A vintage collectible poster at AntikBar.

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Things to do today:

LONDONIST TALKS: Join your favourite London publication (aka us!) for a pint, and listen to talks on Battersea Power Station, the secrets of strangers, and why everything you think you know about London is wrong. £5, book in advance/just turn up, 7pm

SCIENCE WALKING TOUR: Discover the first and second world war told by science and real stories on a guided walking tour around London. £12, book in advance, 2.30pm

SHAKESPEARE WALKING TOUR: Walk in the footsteps of the Bard, visiting where he lived, worked... and probably had an ale or two. £8, just turn up, 3.15pm

LGBT CINEMA: Watch nine British shorts featuring new talent and a few familiar faces, followed by a performance by girl band Denim. £13, book in advance, 6.30pm

ECO-FRIENDLY FASHION: Steven Bethell, the CEO of Beyond Retro, and Kate Black, the founder of Magnifeco are among the guests on a panel discussion about ethical fashion and upcycling. There's a chance to network too. £10, book in advance, 6.30pm

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Watch a modern adaptation of Greek tragedy Medea

Phoebe Eclair-Powell's Fury has been garnering brilliant reviews since its release. A modern adaptation of Medea, Fury is the gripping tale of a young and vulnerable single mum's attempts to raise her children against the blackmail of the monster upstairs.

Confronting both motherhood and class, this powerful play tackles society's judgemental views, using music and commentators in the form of a Greek chorus.

Shortlisted for the Verity Bargate Award and winner of the Soho Theatre Young Writer's Award, don't miss your chance to see a new spin on a Greek classic - extra dates have already been added to accommodate demand!

Fury runs until 6 August at Soho Theatre, 21 Dean Street, W1D 3NE. Tickets £14-17; book them in advance from

Today's Things To Do In London is sponsored by Soho Theatre.

FILM SCREENING & TALK: Watch a screening of Tom McCarthy's Spotlight, followed by a psychoanalytic discussion with leading psychologist Dr Raj Persaud. Waterstones, Tottenham Court Road. £15, book in advance, 6.30pm

TERRARIUM WORKSHOP: Make your own indoor terrarium (a glass container housing plants or animals) with Geo-fleur at Hilton Bankside. £30, book in advance, 6.30pm

VINTAGE POSTERS TALK: Pick up tips about collecting vintage posters at AntikBar with a talk covering popular art styles, printing techniques and how to spot a fake from an original. £5, book in advance, 7pm

EDIBLE ART EXHIBITION: Explore the edible artwork inspired by Charlie and the Chocolate at Violet Beauregard's Gum Exhibition. Cocktails on the house too... Free, just turn up, 7pm

FIDDLER ON A ROOF: Estonian fiddler and singer Maarja Nuut plays music with an electronic touch atop the Queen Elizabeth Hall roof garden as part of the Southbank Centre's Folk With Altitude series. £14 (+booking fee), book in advance, 7.30pm

COMEDY: Kieran Hodgson? AND Liam Williams? Both for a fiver? Snap up this opportunity to see two comedy greats in the making, at Dogstar in Brixton. Sleeping Trees host, and provide bonus laughs. £5, just turn up, 7.45pm

Good cause of the day

MEMORY WALK: Walk over Millennium Bridge on your way to work and show your support for Alzheimer's Society UK. If you have a few hours to spare, why not sign up for the 2km or 7km walk. Free, just turn up (book in advance for the longer walks), 11am

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Our daily pick of Funzing events

MURDER MYSTERY GAME: Race around Baker Street on a Sherlock Holmes interactive murder mystery game as you try to discover who killed Dr Grey, and why. £15, 23 July/ 6/20 August

SEXUALITY TALK: Discover the future of sexuality with a TED-style talk by human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell. £10, 25 July