London Road, National Theatre: Olivier, South Bank, SE1, to 6 Sep, nationaltheatre.org.uk Return of Alecky Blythe and Adam Cork’s hugely original musical play set around the real murder of five prostitutes in Ipswich.
The Bruce Lacey Experience, Camden Arts Centre, NW3, to 16 Sep, camdenartscentre.org The eccentric artist and Goon Show veteran – whose robotic sculptures were a 1960s fixture – is ripe for rediscovery.
Create 2012: David Bailey’s East End, Compressor House, Royal Docks, E16, to 5 Aug, createlondon.org London’s East End captured in all its vivid multicultural glory from the 1960s to today by the legendary photographer.
Tappa Zukie, U-Roy, Yellowman, Dennis Alcapone and Winston Reedy, Indig02, Greenwich, SE10, 7pm, theo2.co.uk/indigo2 Jamaican DJ and producer leads rousing night of reggae.
Immigrants And Animals: Jack, The Yard, White Post Lane, Hackney, the-yard.co.uk, tonight only A contemporary dance work choreographed by Jamila Johnson-Small.
Charlie & Lola’s Best Bestest Play: Watershed Productions, Polka Theatre, Wimbledon, SW19, to 25 Aug, polkatheatre.com Lauren Child’s book becomes a lively production with puppets, live action and music.
Flowrider Surf Machine, O2 Shopping Centre, Finchley Road, NW3, to 3 Aug, o2centre.co.uk Put on one of the wetsuits and let a surf instructor guide you through catching waves on a simulator and a five-metre wave.
Afro Acid Meets The Pioneers Of House, The Coronet, Elephant and Castle, SE1, tonight only For once, the club name isn’t an overstatement. House trailblazers DJ Pierre, Marshall Jefferson and Steve “Silk” Hurley are here to party like it’s 1987.