Death in a White Tie

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Death in a White Tie
First edition
AuthorNgaio Marsh
SeriesRoderick Alleyn
GenreDetective fiction
PublisherGeoffrey Bles
Publication date
Media typePrint ()
Preceded byArtists in Crime 
Followed byOverture 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.