Seven years ago, Tony Nicklinson had a catastrophic stroke, which has left him utterly paralysed. He has what is known as 'locked in syndrome' and cannot move, talk, feed himself or perform even the most basic function without help. Tony Nicklinson wants to die, but he cannot kill himself without help, and anyone who helped him would be committing murder. On the eve of a historic and controversial legal bid to demand the right to be killed, he tells his story.