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TV highlights: 07/05/2012

Live Snooker: The World Championship | Britain Beware | Small Teen Turns Eighteen | Behind the Burly Q | Game of Thrones | 10 Things I Hate About 1999

Live Snooker: The World Championship

7.30pm, BBC2

In recent years, a new guard has dominated in snooker, an extraordinary number of them called "Mark". However, week one of this year's tournament saw eight out of the 16 top seeds tumble, leaving the field wide open, not least for old campaigners such as a newly focused Ronnie O'Sullivan and seven-time world champion Stephen Hendry, both performing strongly at the time of writing. Expect to be drawn to the lure of the baize as the championships reach their quietly nerve-shredding climax. David Stubbs

Britain Beware

10.15pm, ITV1

The Central Office of Information spent 65 years warning Britons against polythene bags, inflammable clothes, heroin and Aids, among innumerable other perils, but could not prevent its own demise: it was axed last year, a victim of austerity.

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