James McConnel always felt like a ‘nearly’ person. Alienated and bullied at school, playing music was the only time James felt in control. But as his piano playing skills developed, so did a bewildering array of strange compulsions. Initially the jerking, coughing, grunting, repeating, tapping, sniffing and counting, was dismissed as a ‘funny little habit’. But it was clearly much more than that. Touching, humorous and intimate, LIFE, INTERRUPTED is the astonishing story of one man’s journey to self-acceptance.