Death in a White Tie

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.

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 

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.