Shirley is a teenage boy with a girl’s name, growing up in suburbia and feeling like the weirdest kid in the school. Nothing makes much sense to him, and his heart belongs to a classmate who barely knows he exists.
Wound Man is an unconventional superhero, sprung from the pages of a medieval medical textbook, with an alarming assortment of weapons sticking out from every part of his body.
Wound Man has just moved into a house on Shirley’s street — and he happens to have a vacancy for a teenage sidekick...
The Adventures of Wound Man and Shirley is a funny and touching story by Chris Goode about two unlikely friends and the adventures they share.
“A simple, unaffected piece of storytelling… There is something so unguarded about this show that you can't help but fall in love with it.” The Guardian ****
"For storytelling at its finest, you have to marvel at the unassuming craftsmanship of Chris Goode... Goode’s heartbreakingly romantic vision sends you home with a warm and rosy glow and the pleasure of a tender tale perfectly told." Scotland on Sunday