Jon Holmes

Taking you through the afternoon with his take on the day's news. With news, satire and studio guests, Jon brings a unique show to speech radio.

Friday, December 15, 2017

Friday, December 15, 2017

The Big Debate on puddles: 'When was the last time you heard of a puddle splashing itself into a plant pot?'

The Big Debate on puddles: 'When was the last time you heard of a puddle splashing itself into a plant pot?'

'When was the last time you heard a puddle splashing itself into a plant pot?'

The Big Debate was on puddles today

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Thursday, December 14, 2017

The Big Debate on buttonholes: 'We should be tougher on the causes of buttonholes, which is seamstresses'

The Big Debate on buttonholes: 'We should be tougher on the causes of buttonholes, which is seamstresses'

'We should be tougher on the causes of buttonholes, which is seamstresses'

The Big Debate was on buttonholes today

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The Big Debate on mackerel: 'There should be a congestion charge in the sea to discourage mackerel from going in it'

The Big Debate on mackerel: 'There should be a congestion charge in the sea to discourage mackerel from going in it'

'There should be a congestion charge in the sea to discourage mackerel'

The Big Debate was on mackerel today

Friday, December 8, 2017

Friday, December 8, 2017

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 79

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 79

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 79

The Big Debate on rubble: 'I think we should have twice the number of the stuff. I'm calling for double rubble'

The Big Debate on rubble: 'I think we should have twice the number of the stuff. I'm calling for double rubble'

'I think we should have twice the number of the stuff. I call for double rubble'

The Big Debate was on rubble today

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Julia Hartley-Brewer's knee wins The talkRADIO Person Of The Year

Julia Hartley-Brewer's knee wins The talkRADIO Person Of The Year

Julia Hartley-Brewer's knee wins The talkRADIO Person Of The Year

Jon Holmes announced the winner during his show

The Big Debate on windowsills: 'I am happy to be responsible for the extinction of pandas'

The Big Debate on windowsills: 'I am happy to be responsible for the extinction of pandas'

'I am happy to be responsible for the extinction of pandas' - The Big Debate

Today's Big Debate was about windowsills

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

The Big Debate on spillage: 'The sea is just cloud spillage'

The Big Debate on spillage: 'The sea is just cloud spillage'

'The sea is just cloud spillage' - The Big Debate on spillage

Today Jon Holmes asked two callers to have a discussion about spillage

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

The Big Debate on thirst: 'Fish are never thirsty, that's because they don't have thirst glands. I've had my thirst glands removed'

The Big Debate on thirst: 'Fish are never thirsty, that's because they don't have thirst glands. I've had my thirst glands removed'

'Fish are never thirsty, that's because they don't have thirst glands'

The Big Debate was on thirst today

Friday, December 1, 2017

Friday, December 1, 2017

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 78

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 78

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 78

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Thursday, November 30, 2017

The Big Debate on chicken wire: 'Say no to chicken wire. Chickens should not be given access to electricity'

'Say no to chicken wire. Chickens should not be given access to electricity'

The Big Debate was on chicken wire today

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

The Big Debate on verges: 'Grass verges are made by children knitting grass together in the far east'

The Big Debate on verges: 'Grass verges are made by children knitting grass together in the far east'

'Grass verges are made by children knitting grass together in the far east'

The Big Debate was on verges today

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

The Big Debate on swans: 'Swans can famously break a man's arm, imagine what they can do with military training'

The Big Debate on swans: 'Swans can famously break a man's arm, imagine what they can do with military training'

'Imagine what they can do with military training' - The Big Debate on swans

Jon Holmes asked two callers to have a discussion about swans

Boxer Ricky Hatton on mental health, I'm A Celebrity and Mayweather v McGregor

Boxing star Ricky Hatton on mental health, I'm A Celebrity and Mayweather v McGregor

Boxer Ricky Hatton on mental health, I'm A Celebrity and Mayweather v McGregor

Ricky Hatton says no matter what your title or what you've done everyone can suffer from mental health problems

Monday, November 27, 2017

Monday, November 27, 2017

The Big Debate on cotton wool: 'There's a bag of cotton wool that presents This Morning alongside Holly Willoughby'

The Big Debate on cotton wool: 'There's a bag of cotton wool that presents This Morning alongside Holly Willoughby'

'There's a bag of cotton wool that presents This Morning with Holly Willoughby'

The Big Debate was on cotton wool today

Friday, November 24, 2017

Friday, November 24, 2017

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 77

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 77

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 77

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Thursday, November 23, 2017

The Big Debate on plateaus: 'I've got a friend who is in Love and she works in Asda behind the fish counter'

The Big Debate on plateaus: 'I've got a friend who is in Love and she works in Asda behind the fish counter'

'I've got a friend who is in Love and she works in Asda behind the fish counter'

The Big Debate was on plateaus today

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

The Big Debate on sectors: 'Regarding sectors, would you push your privates into the public?'

The Big Debate on sectors: 'Regarding sectors, would you push your privates into the public?'

'Regarding sectors, would you push your privates into the public?'

The Big Debate was on sectors today

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The Big Debate on bananas: 'On comedy panel shows, there should be at least one banana'

The Big Debate on bananas: 'On comedy panel shows, there should be at least one banana'

'On comedy panel shows, there should be at least one banana'

The Big Debate was on bananas today

Monday, November 20, 2017

Monday, November 20, 2017

The Big Debate on earlobes: 'They're just pointless dangling head meat'

The Big Debate on earlobes: 'They're just pointless dangling head meat'

'They're just pointless dangling head meat'

The Big Debate was on earlobes today

Friday, November 17, 2017

Friday, November 17, 2017

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 76

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 76

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 76

The Big Debate on wrinkles: 'Baby Boomers have taken all the wrinkles, leaving millenials struggiling to get on the wrinkle ladder'

The Big Debate on wrinkles: 'Baby Boomers have taken all the wrinkles, leaving millenials struggiling to get on the wrinkle ladder'

'Baby Boomers have taken all the wrinkles' - The Big Debate on wrinkles

Today Jon Holmes asked two callers to have a discussion about wrinkles

'Extra curricular activities for children are not a privilege they are a right', says Steve Coogan

'Extra-curricular activities for children are not a privilege they are a right', says Steve Coogan

'Extra-curricular activities for children are a fundamental right'

Comedian Steve Coogan is calling for more funding for schools

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Thursday, November 16, 2017

The Big Debate on naps: 'Should people hand their eyelids in at police stations?'

The Big Debate on naps: 'Should people hand their eyelids in at police stations?'

'Should people hand their eyelids in at police stations?'

The Big Debate was on naps today

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Listen to the Big Debate on bristles

Listen to the Big Debate on bristles

Listen to the Big Debate on bristles

The Big Debate was on bristles today

Jon Holmes confronts Russian correspondent over Ministry of Defence video game picture

Jon Holmes confronts Russian correspondent over Defence Ministry video game picture

Jon Holmes confronts Russian correspondent over Defence Ministry game picture

Our host asked key questions about the Russian Defence Ministry using a video game picture as 'proof' the US was helping Isis

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

The Big Debate on volume: 'Hull was originally called Hole because it was a void voluminous space'

The Big Debate on volume: 'Hull was originally called Hole because it was a void voluminous space'

'Hull was originally called Hole because it was a void voluminous space'

The Big Debate was on volume today

Monday, November 13, 2017

Monday, November 13, 2017

The Big Debate on nozzles: 'I like to nozzle on a nozzle, it comforts me'

The Big Debate on nozzles: 'I like to nozzle on a nozzle, it comforts me'

'I like to nozzle on a nozzle, it comforts me'

The Big Debate was on nozzles today

'Boris Johnson is a silly willy man that controls the dilly' - The public render their judgment on current news in Alco Vox Pops

'Boris Johnson is a silly willy man that controls the dilly' - The public render their judgment on current news in Alco Vox Pops

The public render their judgment on current news events in Alco Vox Pops

See what the drunk people think of the Hollywood sexual harassment scandal, the John Lewis Christmas advert, and Boris Johnson

Friday, November 10, 2017

Friday, November 10, 2017

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 75

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 75

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 75

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Thursday, November 9, 2017

The Big Debate on rungs: 'Without rungs, how are we supposed to taunt millennials with property?'

The Big Debate on rungs: 'Without rungs, how are we supposed to taunt millennials with property?'

'Without rungs, how are we supposed to taunt millennials with property?'

The Big Debate was on rungs today

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

The Big Debate on tree stumps: 'There was a scandal where tree stumps were found to be made of horsemeat'

The Big Debate on tree stumps: 'There was a scandal where tree stumps were found to be made of horsemeat'

'There was a scandal where tree stumps were found to be made of horsemeat'

The Big Debate was on tree stumps today

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

The Big Debate on groove: 'They say groove is in the heart. For me, groove is in the arse'

The Big Debate on groove: 'They say groove is in the heart. For me, groove is in the arse'

'They say groove is in the heart. For me, groove is in the arse'

The Big Debate was on groove today

Monday, November 6, 2017

Monday, November 6, 2017

The Big Debate on laps: 'Bobby doesn't have a lap, it fell off at birth'

The Big Debate on laps: 'Bobby doesn't have a lap, it fell off at birth'

'Bobby doesn't have a lap, it fell off at birth'

The Big Debate was on laps today

Friday, November 3, 2017

Friday, November 3, 2017

The Big Debate on stripes: 'What about the white stripes? They made Jeremy Corbyn famous'

The Big Debate on stripes: 'What about the white stripes? They made Jeremy Corbyn famous'

'What about the white stripes? They made Jeremy Corbyn famous' - The Big Debate

Today Jon Holmes asked to callers to have a discussion about stripes

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 74

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 74

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 74

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Thursday, November 2, 2017

'Prisoners want people to know what it's like for them', says Ross Kemp

'Prisoners want people to know what it's like for them', says Ross Kemp

'Prisoners want people to know what it's like for them', says Ross Kemp

Ross Kemp has created a documentary in Barlinnie Prison and joined Jon Holmes to reveal more about it

The Big Debate on aerials: 'Is it appropriate to dress up as an aerial for Halloween?'

'Is it appropriate to dress up as an aerial for Halloween?'

The Big Debate was on aerials today

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

The Big Debate on sockets: 'I'd rather climb into Brian Blessed's sleeping bag'

The Big Debate on sockets: 'I'd rather climb into Brian Blessed's sleeping bag'

I'd rather climb into Brian Blessed's sleeping bag'

The Big Debate was on sockets today

Jon Culshaw on his new tour The Great British Take Off and his amazing impressions

Jon Culshaw on his new tour The Great British Take Off and his amazing impressions

Jon Culshaw on his new tour The Great British Take Off and amazing impressions

The comedian and impressionist popped by for a chat with Jon Holmes

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 73

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 73

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 73

Monday, October 30, 2017

Monday, October 30, 2017

Jon Holmes has debate with NUS Scotland member of 'cultural appropriation' of Halloween costumes

Jon Holmes has debate with NUS Scotland member of 'cultural appropriation' of Halloween costumes

Jon Holmes debates 'cultural appropriation' of Halloween costumes with NUS rep

Shuwanna Aaron from NUS Scotland came on talkRADIO to discuss the debate after a parent activist's post went viral

The Big Debate on rectangle: 'In some countries, unless you know geometry laws, you can end up in prison'

The Big Debate on rectangles: 'In some countries, unless you know geometry laws, you can end up in prison'

'In some countries, unless you know geometry laws, you can end up in prison'

The Big Debate was on rectangle today

Actor Warwick Davis on his new musical, Stranger Things and Solo: A Star Wars Story

Actor Warwick Davis on his new musical, Stranger Things and Solo: A Star Wars Story

Warwick Davis on his new musical, Stranger Things and Solo: A Star Wars Story

Warwick Davis says he loves to entertain people and isn't in the business for the money

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

The Big Debate on objects: 'I bet you're only saying that because you were bullied by an object at school'

The Big Debate on objects: 'I bet you're only saying that because you were bullied by an object at school'

'I bet you're only saying that because you were bullied by an object at school'

The Big Debate was on objects today

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The Big Debate on yogurt: 'people who like yogurt are nothing but munch bunch munchers'

The Big Debate on yogurt: 'people who like yogurt are nothing but munch bunch munchers'

'People who like yogurt are nothing but munch bunch munchers'

The Big Debate was on yogurt today

Monday, October 23, 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017

The Big Debate on beehives: 'Polish worker bees build beehives cheaper than English worker bees'

The Big Debate on beehives: 'Polish worker bees build beehives cheaper than English worker bees'

'Polish worker bees build beehives cheaper than English worker bees'

The Big Debate was on beehives today

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 72

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 72

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 72

Friday, October 20, 2017

Friday, October 20, 2017

The Big Debate on choking: 'Like with smoking in restaurants, if people want to choke they should go and stand in a choking area'

The Big Debate on choking: 'Like with smoking in restaurants, if people want to choke they should go and stand in a choking area'

'Choking people should go and stand in a choking area' - The Big Debate

Today's Big Debate was on choking

Harry Hill on his new book and his career

Harry Hill on his new book 'Matt Millz' and his career

Harry Hill on his new book 'Matt Millz' and his career

The comedian swung by the studio for a chat with Jon Holmes

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Thursday, October 19, 2017

The Big Debate on gates: 'Are you suggesting we should vape a gate? #gategate'

The Big Debate on gates: 'Are you suggesting we should vape a gate? #gategate'

'Are you suggesting we should vape a gate? #gategate'

The Big Debate was on gates today

Jason Manford talks about his debut album 'A Different Stage'

Jason Manford talks about his debut album 'A Different Stage'

Jason Manford talks about his debut album 'A Different Stage'

The comedian and West End performer swung by the studios for a chat with Jon Holmes

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

The Big Debate on whistling: 'Remember when Thatcher closed the diamond mines? Dwarves clashed with police because they couldn't whistle while they worked'

The Big Debate on whistling: 'Remember when Thatcher closed the diamond mines? Dwarves clashed with police because they couldn't whistle while they worked'

'When Thatcher closed the mines, dwarves couldn't whistle while they worked'

The Big Debate was on whistling

Monday, October 16, 2017

Monday, October 16, 2017

The Big Debate on gusts: 'It's like the city of London is at the bottom of a cup of ginger tea'

The Big Debate on gusts: 'It's like the city of London is at the bottom of a cup of ginger tea'

'It's like the city of London is at the bottom of a cup of ginger tea'

The Big Debate was on gusts today

Friday, October 13, 2017

Friday, October 13, 2017

The Big Debate on burrows: 'We should bomb the ground into transparency'

The Big Debate on burrows: 'We should bomb the ground into transparency'

'We should bomb the ground into transparency' - The Big Debate on burrows

Today Jon Holmes held a debate on burrows

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