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Summary

  1. Leonardo DiCaprio finally wins acting Oscar after five nominations
  2. Mark Rylance, Sam Smith and Jenny Beavan among British winners
  3. Mad Max: Fury Road wins most Oscars collecting six prizes
  4. Spotlight wins best picture
  5. Brie Larson wins best actress, Alicia Vikander wins best supporting actress

Live Reporting

By Genevieve Hassan, Kev Geoghegan and Ian Youngs

All times stated are UK

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  1. That's a wrap!

    Genevieve Hassan

    Entertainment reporter

    If you're just joining us, where have you been? 

    The fun and frolics are all over for another year, but worry not - read on to see who wore what on the red carpet, get the best bits from Chris Rock's opening monologue, and find out if anyone blubbed on stage and more.

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    See you again next year!

  2. Leo's happy dance

    Leonardo DiCaprio is obviously delighted he's finally bagged an Oscar after 22 years.

    A photographer caught a snap of him appearing to do a little happy dance backstage with fellow winners Brie Larson and Alicia Vikander.

    Leo mate, you've earned it...

    Brie Larson, Leonardo DiCaprio and Alicia Vikander
  3. Star Wars actress Daisy Ridley now has a famous friend

    Daisy Ridley

    British actress Daisy Ridley, who presented the Oscar for best documentary feature, may star in the biggest film of all time at the UK box office - Star Wars: The Force Awakens - but she revealed she is also just a fan at heart.

    "I just met Brie Larson and she's won an Oscar, so now I'm friends with an Oscar-winner," she cheerfully told the BBC.

  4. Napes and Smith: Win was 'dream come true'

    Jimmy Napes and Sam Smith

    Sam Smith and partner Jimmy Napes now join Adele as writers of the only other James Bond theme to win an Oscar for Writing's on the Wall from Spectre.

    On the carpet at the Vanity Fair party, Napes said: "We genuinely were really surprised and delighted, it's a dream come true."

    Smith, who dedicated his win to the LGBT community around the world said: "I genuinely didn't think we would it but [the dedication] was something that I planned in my head, we're in shock. The whole thing's just amazing.

    "We're going to retire - no more music. I've never felt like that in my whole life, overwhelmed, happy, it was amazing."

    But he added his live performance of the song was "the worst moment of my life, singing was horrible, I was so nervous, I hated it".

  5. Baron Cohen: Diversity has to be 'on all levels'

    Sacha Baron Cohen and Isla Fisher

    Sacha Baron Cohen has added his thoughts to the Oscars diversity debate.

    He appeared on stage at the event, dressed as his alter-ego Ali G who was representing "the black bloke from Star Wars... Darth Vader".

    But how did he feel the evening had dealt with the issue? 

    Quote Message: I think ad nauseum, I think everyone is bored of it. I think Chris [Rock] dealt with it pretty well. There's a bigger issue that there has to be more diversity on all levels in Hollywood.
    Quote Message: I think there will be some token changes, the academy will bring in some more black voters and some more roles will be given to black actors but more has to change.
  6. Whoopi: 'Chris Rock wasn't fake'

    Whoopi Goldberg has been talking on her way into the Vanity Fair party and gave the BBC her thoughts on how the issue of diversity was tackled by the host Chris Rock. 

    Whoopi Goldberg
    Quote Message: When you hire Chris Rock, whatever is happening in the zeitgeist will come through. He didn't pull punches and I loved that. I love that he wasn't fake.
  7. 'He did it! He really did it!'

    Leonardo DiCaprio was a popular winner among his fellow celebrities.  

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      And the best (sort of) celebrity reaction...  

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  8. Jacob Tremblay unveils his new pals

    He may have missed out on a nomination this year but nine-year-old star of Room, Jacob Tremblay, has taken it on the chin and has won the public's collective heart with his appearances at awards ceremonies.

    And his now cute factor has gone off the charts.

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  9. A lot of Girl Scout cookies were sold at the Oscars

    Chris Rock

    Here's how much Chris Rock managed to raise when he urged the collected A-listers to dig deep and buy his daughters' and their friends' cookies.

    That's a lot of cookies. Unless they were just really, really expensive. 

  10. The winners of the acting categories get together

    Mark Rylance, Brie Larson, Leonardo DiCaprio and Alicia Vikander

    We cannot wait for the movie which reunites this gang of actors.

    A remake or something new? Send us your thoughts...

  11. Here are some pretty delighted people

    Now the ceremony is over, everyone can finally relax, not least those successful people who will be accompanied home by a little, golden, bald headed fellow... 

    Cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki, actor Leonardo DiCaprio and Director Alejandro Inarritu with their Oscars for The Revenant
    Image caption: Cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki, actor Leonardo DiCaprio and director Alejandro Inarritu with their Oscars for The Revenant
    Jenny Beavan
    Image caption: Jenny Beavan brandishes her Oscar for costume design for Mad Max: Fury Road
    Josh Singer and Tom McCarthy pose with their trophies for Original Screenplay for Spotlight
    Image caption: Josh Singer and Tom McCarthy pose with their trophies for Original Screenplay for Spotlight
    Jimmy Napes (L) and Sam Smith pose with the Oscar for Best Original Song, Writing's on the Wall from Spectre
    Image caption: Jimmy Napes (left) and Sam Smith pose with the Oscar for Best Original Song, Writing's on the Wall, from Spectre
  12. The show is over...

    Oscars stage

    But we are still here, waiting for some awards afterthoughts and juicy bits of gossip from the parties.

    Stay tuned.

  13. Spotlight producer call on Catholic church

    Quote Message: This film gave a voice to survivors and this Oscar amplifies that voice we hope will become a choir that will resonate all the way to the Vatican. Pope Francis it's time to protect the children and restore the faith. from Michael Sugar, producer, Spotlight
    Michael Sugar, producer, Spotlight
  14. Leonardo's environmental plea

    Quote Message: Making The Revenant was about man's relationship to the natural world. A world we felt in 2015 as the hottest year in history. Climate change is real - it is happening right now. It is the most urgent threat right now to our entire species and we need to work now. Let us not take this planet for granted. I do not take tonight for granted.
  15. Picture - Spotlight

    Spotlight cast and crew

    Six nominations and two wins for the drama about the Boston Globe's investigation into child abuse in the Catholic church.

  16. Best actor - Leonardo DiCaprio - The Revenant

    Leonardo DiCaprio

    It's first Oscar and sixth nomination for Leonardo DiCaprio.  

  17. Brie Larson thanks everyone

    Brie Larson
    Quote Message: Thank you to everyone who participated in Room - thank you to all of you who saw it, thank you to the fans, thank you to the moviegoers. Thank you for going to the movie theatre and seeing our films, I appreciate it.
  18. Best actress - Brie Larson, Room

  19. Director - Alejandro G Inarritu - The Revenant

    Alejandro G Inarritu

    It's his fourth Oscar and seventh nomination. He won the best director award last year for Birdman, which also won best picture.  

    Quote Message: Leo, you are the Revenant, thank you for giving your soul, your art, your life. Tom Hardy, all the native American cast, thank you for your trust and talent.