Back up to: The Essay
4/4 Kapka Kassabova contrasts her impresssions of the UK as a teenager and later as an adult.
3/4 Eva Hoffman looks at how Britain should balance old values with new and foreign ones.
2/4 As an immigrant, writer Nadeem Aslam explores his ambiguous relationship to Britain.
1/4 Jamaican poet James Berry talks about revising the idea of Britishness he has absorbed.