Payback Season (12A)

Starring: Adam Deacon, David Ajala, Nichola Burley
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Danny Donnelly's cautionary tale about a premiership footballer (Adam Deacon) blackmailed by his old mates has such modest production values that it evokes memories of old episodes of Grange Hill.

There is a cameo from Geoff Hurst as a football agent but the pick of the performances is from David Ajala, who brings intensity, menace and humour to the villain consumed with jealousy about his friend's success.