Thomas Shelby is a fictional character in the British television series "Peaky Blinders". The series is set in the aftermath of World War I and follows the story of the Shelby crime family in Birmingham, England.
Thomas Shelby, played by actor Cillian Murphy, is the leader of the Peaky Blinders gang, known for their distinctive style of dress and the razor blades sewn into the peaks of their caps. Shelby is portrayed as a charismatic and cunning character, who is willing to do whatever it takes to achieve his goals.
Throughout the series, Shelby becomes involved in various criminal activities, including gambling, extortion, and smuggling. He also has a complicated personal life, including relationships with various women and struggles with PTSD from his experiences in World War I.
The character of Thomas Shelby has become popular with fans of the series, and has been praised for his complex and nuanced portrayal.