As the clock chimes midnight across the world, BBC Radio 4 Extra raids the BBC archives.
Chris Harris records the pleasure and the pain of putting on his one man show.
Musicologist Reem Kelani meets women from the Pacific Micronesian island of Kiribati.
The bumbling student's aim to emerge spiritually becomes a physical revelation.
Roy Boulter's comedy finds two holidaying accountants locked inside a Shanghai warehouse.
Neil MacGregor delves into the history of an artefact from Korea.
Professor Maurice Bloch muses on Malagasy villagers and the nature of anthropology.
A seminal Japanese film of the fifties comes under scrutiny.
Iran: Dayra thinks Mr Dashti is perfect for her daughter, but she's not so sure.
Meet Craig Stevens the Ripper Drongo, as the team broadcast down under.
Roland Buerk reports on the crisis in Japan's declining traditional kimono industry.
Dan Box visits the Carteret Islands, where evacuation is taking place as sea levels rises.
A rare Australian outing for Archie Andrews and mentor Peter Brough. Recorded in Sydney.
An aid worker is torn between obligations back home and his commitments to flood relief.
The travel programme investigates the culture of the indigenous Australians.
New Zealand: Dan Cruickshank investigates Maori ritual and tradition.
Setting off to scatter her husband's ashes, a widow discovers more than she bargained for.
Charles Dodgson only trip abroad, which inspired a sequel to 'Alice in Wonderland'.
The Kiwi parody band aim for UK fame.
Dan Cruickshank explores the conflicts that wreaked havoc on the Maori population.
The travellers have reached... um, well, actually they're lost in the middle of Uzbekistan
Johnny Morris recalls the people, places and animals he's met on his travels.
Pakistan/Afghanistan: Felicity Finch visits the sub-continent.
Nicholas Parsons challenges his guests in Mumbai this week to talk for 60 seconds.
PD James learns more about a whale tooth necklace she included in 'The Children of Men'.