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Big Finish Productions audio drama
SeriesDoctor Who
Release no.136
FeaturingFifth Doctor
Tegan Jovanka
Vislor Turlough
Written byJonathan Morris
Directed byBarnaby Edwards
Executive producer(s)Nicholas Briggs
Jason Haigh-Ellery
Production code6HA
Release dateJuly 2010

Cobwebs is a Big Finish Productions audio drama based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. It was aired on BBC Radio 4 Extra from the 16th to the 19 May 2011.


Half a century after her travels in the TARDIS, Nyssa reunites with the Doctor, Tegan and Turlough, days after they left her.



The play occurs after Enlightenment with a much older Nyssa briefly rejoining her friends at the same ages she left them.


Helen Griffin appeared in the TV story Rise of the Cybermen / The Age of Steel

It is only the second Big Finish audio play that Fielding had appeared in, after 2006's The Gathering.[1]

Critical reception

Matt Michael, writing for Doctor Who Magazine, praised the audio drama, welcoming the opportunity to hear this TARDIS crew for the first time since 1983, and calling it "strong stuff".[1]


  1. ^ a b Michael, Matt (15 September 2010). "The DWM Review". Doctor Who Magazine. No. 425. Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent: Panini Comics. p. 64.