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AS A NATION wakes to find out whether playing the heritage card has worked at this year's Oscars, Zoe Ball (6.30am R1) talks us through the Hollywood shebang live from LA, where a post-ceremony party is in full swing.

While still a stripling, the novelist Louis de Bernieres was greatly impressed by a recording of Dylan Thomas's Under Milk Wood. The Afternoon Play (2.15pm R4), Sunday Morning at the Centre of the World, is his bizarre tribute in kind: an evocation of the inner lives of those in Earlsfield, south London, "almost sunny, always grubby". The "characters" include Death-Wish Debbie, Thrombotic Bert and the experiment doesn't quite translate.

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