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.

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 63

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 63

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 63

Friday, August 4, 2017

Friday, August 4, 2017

The Big Debate on tongues: 'I'm calling for multi functional tongues, in our mouths we should have Swiss Army tongues'

The Big Debate on tongues: 'I'm calling for multi-functional tongues, in our mouths we should have Swiss Army tongues'

'I'm calling for multi-functional tongues' - The Big Debate on tongues

Today's Big Debate was about tongues

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Thursday, August 3, 2017

The Big Debate on directions: 'You can't get a pair of trunks on a hamster, you idiot!'

The Big Debate on directions: 'You can't get a pair of trunks on a hamster, you idiot!'

The Big Debate: 'You can't get a pair of trunks on a hamster, you idiot!'

The Big Debate was on directions today

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

The Big Debate on curtains: 'What should a curtain be made of? Glass, Cem-tex or beef?'

The Big Debate on curtains: 'What should a curtain be made of? Glass, Cem-tex or beef?'

Big Debate: 'What should a curtain be made of? Glass, Cem-tex or beef?'

The Big Debate was on curtains today

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

The Big Debate on smiling: 'People shouldn't be able to smile in public, it should be done behind closed doors or behind a cloth'

The Big Debate on smiling: 'People shouldn't be able to smile in public, it should be done behind closed doors or behind a cloth'

'People shouldn't smile in public, it should be done behind closed doors'

The Big Debate was on smiling today

Monday, July 31, 2017

Monday, July 31, 2017

The Big Debate on cobwebs: 'Can you make sure the producer has his hand on the profanity buzzer?'

The Big Debate on cobwebs: 'Can you make sure the producer has his hand on the profanity buzzer?'

'Can you make sure the producer has his hand on the profanity buzzer?'

The Big Debate was on cobwebs today

Friday, July 28, 2017

Friday, July 28, 2017

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 62

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 62

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 62

The Big Debate on facts: 'The two lenses in the Hubble Telescope were manufacturing by Specsavers, one of them was free'

The Big Debate on facts: 'The two lenses in the Hubble Telescope were manufacturing by Specsavers, one of them was free'

'The Hubble Telescope was manufacturing by Specsavers' - The Big Debate

Today's Big Debate was on facts

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Thursday, July 27, 2017

The Big Debate on dusk: 'Donald Trump wouldn't allow dusk in the military because he would say it's neither one thing or the other'

The Big Debate on dusk: 'Donald Trump wouldn't allow dusk in the military because he would say it's neither one thing or the other'

'Donald Trump won't allow dusk in the military, it's not one thing or the other'

The Big Debate today was about dusk

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

The Big Debate on streams: 'Streaming is where water comes into your home via the internet. We no longer need the old analogue taps.'

The Big Debate on streams: 'Streaming is where water comes into your home via the internet. We no longer need the old analogue taps.'

Big Debate: 'Streaming is where water comes into your home via the internet'

The Big Debate was about streams today

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

The Big Debate on whiskers: 'Dip a cat in Immac and attach a balloon to it'

The Big Debate on whiskers: 'Dip a cat in Immac and attach a balloon to it'

The Big Debate on whiskers: 'Dip a cat in Immac and attach a balloon to it'

The Big Debate was on whiskers today

Friday, July 21, 2017

Friday, July 21, 2017

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 61

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 61

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 61

The Big Debate on flying: 'What about Dumbo? Without flying he would have just been a fat little git'

The Big Debate on flying: 'What about Dumbo? Without flying he would have just been a fat little git'

'Without flying Dumbo would have just been a fat little git' - The Big Debate

Today's big debate was on flying. And elephants.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Thursday, July 20, 2017

The Big Debate on the public: 'A elk doesn't need a bookcase because a elk can't read'

The Big Debate on the public: 'A elk doesn't need a bookcase because a elk can't read'

The Big Debate: 'A elk doesn't need a bookcase because a elk can't read'

The Big Debate was on the public today

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

The Big Debate on frogs: 'frogs get paid more than other animals in BBC wildlife documentaries'

The Big Debate on frogs: 'frogs get paid more than other animals in BBC wildlife documentaries'

'Frogs get paid more than other animals in BBC wildlife documentaries'

The Big Debate was on frogs today

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

The Big Debate on corners: 'There's a corner on the back of the new ten pound note, are they now getting recognition?'

The Big Debate on corners: 'There's a corner on the back of the new ten pound note, are they now getting recognition?'

'There's a corner on the new ten pound note, are they getting recognised?'

The Big Debate was about corners today

Monday, July 17, 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

The Big Debate on hatching: 'Are you calling for genderless hens?'

The Big Debate on hatching: 'Are you calling for genderless hens?'

The Big Debate on hatching: 'Are you calling for genderless hens?'

The Big Debate was on hatching today

Friday, July 14, 2017

Friday, July 14, 2017

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 60

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 60

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 60

The Big Debate on pies: 'Simple Simon met a pieman on pastry tin-der'

The Big Debate on pies: 'Simple Simon met a pieman on pastry tin-der'

'Simple Simon met a pieman on pastry tin-der' - The Big Debate on pies

Today's Big Debate was on pies

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Thursday, July 13, 2017

The Big Debate on wells: 'In Sweden, when an elk falls down a well, it becomes a welk'

The Big Debate on wells: 'In Sweden, when an elk falls down a well, it becomes a welk'

Big Debate: 'In Sweden, when an elk falls down a well, it becomes a welk'

The Big Debate was about wells today

'Removing the phrase ladies and gentlemen is an outrageous form of authoritarianism', says The Conservative Woman

Writer Laura Perrins blasts TfL for 'cultural Marxism' over gender-neutral announcements

TfL blasted for 'cultural Marxism' over gender-neutral announcements

Laura Perrins, co-editor of The Conservative Woman, says London Underground staff could say 'ladies and gentlemen and others' instead

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

The Big Debate on ripples: 'Ripples just do their job and then disappear, they have no rights.'

The Big Debate on ripples: 'Ripples just do their job and then disappear, they have no rights.'

Big Debate: 'Ripples just do their job and then disappear, they have no rights.'

The Big Debate was about ripples today

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

The Big Debate on spokes: 'Spokes are simply trying to muscle in on a wheels popularity'

The Big Debate on spokes: 'Spokes are simply trying to muscle in on a wheel's popularity'

'Spokes are simply trying to muscle in on a wheel's popularity' - The Big Debate

Today's Big Debate was about spokes

Monday, July 10, 2017

Monday, July 10, 2017

The Big Debate on capillaries: 'Is it ok for the UK to sell capillaries to Saudi Arabia?'

The Big Debate on capillaries: 'Is it ok for the UK to sell capillaries to Saudi Arabia?'

The Big Debate: 'Is it ok for the UK to sell capillaries to Saudi Arabia?'

The Big Debate was on capillaries today

Friday, July 7, 2017

Friday, July 7, 2017

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 59

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 59

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 59

Today's Big Debate was on vegetables

The Big Debate on vegetables

- The Big Debate on vegetables

Today's Big Debate was about vegetables

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Thursday, July 6, 2017

The Big Debate on rain: 'To keep the rain off, Sweden now has a retractable roof like in Wimbledon'

The Big Debate on rain: 'To keep the rain off, Sweden now has a retractable roof like in Wimbledon'

'Sweden now has a retractable roof like in Wimbledon' - The Big Debate on rain

Today's Big Debate was on rain

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

The Big Debate on paws: 'The anti-paws lobby is calling for the end of animals legs to terminate in space hoppers'

The Big Debate on paws: 'The anti-paws lobby is calling for the end of animals legs to terminate in space hoppers'

'The anti-paws lobby is calling for the end of animals legs' - The Big Debate

Today's Big Debate was about paws

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

The Big Debate on subways: 'If you turn a subway upside down you get a bridge'

The Big Debate on subways: 'If you turn a subway upside down you get a bridge'

'If you turn a subway upside down you get a bridge' - The Big Debate on subways

Today's Big Debate was about subways

Monday, July 3, 2017

Monday, July 3, 2017

The Big Debate on steam: 'Immigrants are using giant kettles to steam open borders'

The Big Debate on steam: 'Immigrants are using giant kettles to steam open borders'

'Immigrants are using giant kettles to steam open borders' - The Big Debate

Today's big debate was on steam

Friday, June 30, 2017

Friday, June 30, 2017

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 58

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 58

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 58

The Big Debate on snapping: 'You can now get Snapchat, crackle and pop, it's cereal that disappears after 10 seconds'

The Big Debate on snapping: 'You can now get Snapchat, crackle and pop, it's cereal that disappears after 10 seconds'

'You can now get Snapchat, crackle and pop' - The Big Debate on snapping

Today Jon Holmes held a debate on snapping

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Thursday, June 29, 2017

The Big Debate on heads: 'The head is basically the body's lid'

The Big Debate on heads: 'The head is basically the body's lid'

'The head is basically the body's lid' - The Big Debate on heads

Today's Big Debate was about heads

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The Big Debate on fields: 'The price of fields has gone up because we have to import them from abroad'

The Big Debate on fields: 'The price of fields has gone up because we have to import them from abroad'

'The price of fields has gone up because we now import them' - The Big Debate

Today Jon Holmes held a big debate on fields

Monday, June 26, 2017

Monday, June 26, 2017

The Big Debate on talking: 'Should the Brexit negotiations be conducted in charades?'

The Big Debate on talking: 'Should the Brexit negotiations be conducted in charades?'

Big Debate: 'Should the Brexit negotiations be conducted in charades?'

The Big Debate was about talking today

Friday, June 23, 2017

Friday, June 23, 2017

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 57

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 57

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 57

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 57

The Big Debate on vowels: 'In Sweden, they've trained voles to pull vowels out of words using Volvos'

The Big Debate on vowels: 'In Sweden, they've trained voles to pull vowels out of words using Volvos'

'In Sweden, they've trained voles to pull vowels out of words' - The Big Debate

Today's Big Debate was about vowels

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Thursday, June 22, 2017

The Big Debate on pomp: 'How much pomp could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck pomp?'

The Big Debate on pomp: 'How much pomp could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck pomp?'

'How much pomp could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck pomp?'

The Big Debate today was about pomp

James Murray 'Murr' on Impractical Jokers and The Tenderloins tour

James 'Murr' Murray on Impractical Jokers and The Tenderloins tour

James 'Murr' Murray on Impractical Jokers and The Tenderloins tour

The star of the American hidden camera show swung by the studio to chat to our host

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The Big Debate on weight: 'Sweden have got rid of weight and it stopped childhood obesity'

The Big Debate on weight: 'Sweden have got rid of weight and it stopped childhood obesity'

The Big Debate: 'Sweden have got rid of weight and it stopped childhood obesity'

The Big Debate was about weight today

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The Big Debate on the sun: 'Regarding Brexit, Britain should negotiate for more sunshine from Europe in the deal'

The Big Debate on the sun: 'Regarding Brexit, Britain should negotiate for more sunshine from Europe in the deal'

'Regarding Brexit, Britain should negotiate for more sunshine from Europe'

The Big Debate was about the sun today

Monday, June 19, 2017

Monday, June 19, 2017

The Big Debate on sweating: 'Sweating is the bodies air conditioning, so should we make offices out of skin?'

The Big Debate on sweating: 'Sweating is the bodies air conditioning, so should we make offices out of skin?'

'Should we make offices out of skin?' - The Big Debate on sweating

Today Jon Holmes held a Big Debate on sweating

Comedian Bill Bailey on Jeremy Corbyn, Glastonbury and his charity walk for Cancer Research

Comedian Bill Bailey on Jeremy Corbyn, Glastonbury and his charity walk for Cancer Research UK

Bill Bailey on Jeremy Corbyn, Glasto and his charity walk

Bill Bailey will walk the Ridgeway in July in aid of Cancer Research as part of Stand Up to Cancer

Friday, June 16, 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 56

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 56

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 56

The Big Debate on cooking: 'You need to poke a vegan to make sure the juices run clear'

The Big Debate on cooking: 'You need to poke a vegan to make sure the juices run clear'

'You need to poke a vegan to make sure the juices run clear' - The Big Debate

Today's Big Debate was on cooking

'Theresa May will be forced to visit Grenfell Tower again and talk to residents as her first visit was dreadful', says former Labour advisor

'Theresa May will be forced to visit Grenfell Tower again because her first visit was so bad', says former Labour advisor

'Theresa May will be forced to visit Grenfell Tower again and talk to residents'

Many were angered by Theresa May's visit to Grenfell Tower as she did not talk to the residents

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

'Tim Farron couldn’t commit himself in either direction' - Lembit Opik comments on former Lib Dem Leader's resignation

'Tim Farron couldn’t commit himself on gay issue': Lembit Opik on former Lib Dem leader's resignation

Lembit Opik says Tim Farron 'couldn't commit himself on gay issue'

The former MP for Montgomeryshire told Jon Holmes the former couldn't decide where he stood in relation to the homosexuality questions

'The spirit of Londoners is what brought the community around Grenfell Tower together', says volunteer

Grenfell Tower: 'GCSE student escaped from 13th floor and sat exam in the same clothes'

'GCSE student escaped from 13th floor and sat exam in the same clothes'

A-Level student Rory Walsh helped survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire through the night, despite having an exam in the morning

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

'Grenfell Tower fire wouldn't have happened if recommendations from Fire Safety and Rescue Group had been acted upon'

Grenfell Tower fire wouldn't have happened if our recommendations had been acted on, says chair of MPs' fire safety group

'Fire wouldn't have happened if our recommendations had been acted on'

MP David Amess says all fires in homes, tower blocks and offices can be avoided if there are sensible precautions in place

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

The Big Debate on roots: 'Without Rooters how would trees connect to the internet?'

The Big Debate on roots: 'Without Rooters how would trees connect to the internet?'

The Big Debate: 'Without Rooters how would trees connect to the internet'

The Big Debate was about roots today

Monday, June 12, 2017

Monday, June 12, 2017

The Big Debate on nudity: 'Should we clothe babies in the womb?'

The Big Debate on nudity: 'Should we clothe babies in the womb?'

The Big Debate on nudity: 'Should we clothe babies in the womb?'

The Big Debate was on nudity today

Friday, June 9, 2017

Friday, June 9, 2017

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 55 - Election Special

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 55 - Election Special

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 55 - Election Special

The Big Debate on standing: 'we need standing to understand something'

The Big Debate on standing: 'we need standing to understand something'

The Big Debate on standing: 'we need standing to understand something'

The Big Debate was about standing today

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Thursday, June 8, 2017

The Big Debate on spelling: 'There are more spell checks now due to heightened security'

The Big Debate on spelling: 'There are more spell checks now due to heightened security'

Big Debate: 'There are more spell checks now due to heightened security'

The Big Debate was about spelling today

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Magnus has appeared for all major parties during his career but is now independent, saying he is steadfastly committed to serving the public (and making money)

LISTEN: Car-crash interview as election candidate Magnus Turner forgets name of his constituency

Election candidate Magnus Turner forgets name of his constituency

When talking to Jon Holmes, Magnus Turner fails to name which constituency he is contesting in the General Election

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