Our Wednesday TV guide might keep you up all night

Cillian Murphy in 'Peaky Blinders'. (Photo supplied: DStv)
Cillian Murphy in 'Peaky Blinders'. (Photo supplied: DStv)

Cape Town – With only two more working days left this week kickstart the weekend with our top three recommendations.

From the search for Expresso's next presenter, to the return of the Shelby clan, to the scariest movie of 2018.

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19:30 - SABC 3 (DStv 193)

In this week's episode, the Top 5 continue their journey in the Kingdom of Eswatini, and they have to do individual challenges that promo the beauty of this land. Deen explores the Kingdom on horseback, while Nathaneal finds out how chillies can be a sustainable income for the community. Kuhle visits Tsandza Handweaving and learns the craft of spinning yarn. Jamie-Lee meets up with the local candle maker and learns why Swazi candles are so special, and that candlemakers can be very cute! Thato exercised his vuvuzela muscles while learning the craft of glass-making at the famous Ngwenya Glass Factory.

Peaky Blinders

20:00 - BBC First (DStv 119)

Cillian Murphy returns as Tommy, the head of the Shelby clan, for season five of Steven Knight's crime family saga. The financial crash of 1929 causes chaos around the world, but it also creates many new opportunities – and the Shelbys are keen to take full advantage. Tommy, having been elected as MP for Birmingham South at the end of the last series, is now a wealthy businessman. He is approached by charismatic politician Oswald Mosley (Sam Claflin), who shares with him a vision for Britain. Tommy's decision will not only affect his family's future, but also that of the nation.



Get into the spirit of Halloween with what is considered the scariest horror movie of 2018. When Ellen, the matriarch of the Graham family, dies, her daughter's family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry. The more they discover, the more they find themselves trying to outrun the sinister fate they seem to have inherited. (Read our review here)

Compiled by Leandra Engelbrecht.