In a series of five programmes, Neil MacGregor explores how other countries see Britain.
Neil MacGregor visits different countries to talk to leading political, business and cultural figures to find out how they, as individuals and as members of their broader communities, see Britain.
In Egypt, Neil hears from political historian Said Sadek; magazine publisher and editor Yasmine Shihata; and writer and activist Ahdaf Soueif.
(Photo: Cafe on market day in the village of Daraw along the Nile River, Egypt. Credit: Marka/UIG/Getty Images)