Death in a White Tie

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Death in a White Tie
First edition
Author Ngaio Marsh
Language English
Series Roderick Alleyn
Genre Detective fiction
Publisher Geoffrey Bles
Publication date
Media type Print ()
Preceded by Artists in Crime
Followed by Overture to Death

Death in a White Tie is a detective novel by Ngaio Marsh. It is the seventh novel to feature Roderick Alleyn, and was first published in 1938. The plot concerns the murder of a British lord after a party.

It was adapted for television in a 1993 episode of The Inspector Alleyn Mysteries, a BBC production. The director was John Woods, the screenwriter Ken Jones, and Alleyn was played by Patrick Malahide.[1]


  1. ^ "Death in a White Tie". IMDb. Retrieved 25 June 2014.