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.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Thursday, May 25, 2017

The Big Debate on stalls: 'Get Your bridges! I've got a bag of bridges! Cantilever Bridges £10 a sack!'

The Big Debate on stalls: 'Get Your bridges! I've got a bag of bridges! Cantilever Bridges £10 a sack!'

'Get your bridges! I've got a bag of bridges! Cantilever Bridges £10 a sack!'

The Big Debate was about stalls today

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The Big Debate on Miles: 'It's hard to put a number on Miles'

The Big Debate on Miles: 'It's hard to put a number on Miles'

The Big Debate on Miles: 'It's hard to put a number on Miles'

The Big Debate today was about miles

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

'Security at Manchester Arena at the end of the concert was poor', says eyewitness

'Security at Manchester Arena at the end of the concert was poor', says eyewitness

'Security at Manchester Arena at the end of the concert was poor'

A suicide bomber attacked Manchester Arena last night and an eyewitness believes there was little security at the end of the concert

'We are in a state of war with terrorists, we must be on our guard', says security specialist

'We are in a state of war with terrorists, we must be on our guard', says security specialist

'We are in a state of war with terrorists, we must be on our guard'

David McAtamney tells Jon Holmes that concerts children attend have a different dynamic to those attended by adults

Monday, May 22, 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

The Big Debate on hooves: 'There's now a hoover that sucks off animals' hooves humanely

The Big Debate on hooves: 'There's now a hoover that sucks off animals' hooves humanely'

Big Debate: 'There's now a hoover that sucks off animals' hooves humanely'

The Big Debate today was about hooves

Salt-N-Pepa on Push It, the I Love The 90s tour, and hanging out with Coolio in bowling alleys

Salt-N-Pepa on Push It, the I Love The 90s tour, and hanging out with Coolio in bowling alleys

Salt-N-Pepa on Push It, the I Love The 90s tour, and hanging out with Coolio

The hip hop group popped by the studio for a chat with Jon Holmes

Friday, May 19, 2017

Friday, May 19, 2017

Actor Charlie Hunnam on films, aspirations and King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Actor Charlie Hunnam on films, aspirations and King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Actor Charlie Hunnam on films, aspirations and King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Charlie Hunnam tells Jon Holmes the most important part of acting in films is working with directors you admire and respect

The Big Debate on udders: 'A cow was thrown out of a supermarket for udder feeding in public'

The Big Debate on udders: 'A cow was thrown out of a supermarket for udder feeding in public'

Big Debate: 'A cow was thrown out of a supermarket for udder feeding in public'

The Big Debate today was about udders

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 53

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 53

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 53

Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

The Big Debate on pages: 'Elaine Paige is one of our most flammable singers'

'Elaine Paige is one of our most flammable singers' - The Big Debate on pages

Today Jon Holmes held a debate on pages

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Thursday, May 11, 2017

The Big Debate on breathing: 'If everyone stopped breathing, we would end up with a mountain of lungs'

The Big Debate on breathing: 'If everyone stopped breathing, we would end up with a mountain of lungs'

'If everyone stopped breathing, we would end up with a mountain of lungs'

The Big Debate today was about breathing

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The Big Debate on bins: 'If you did bin bins, what would you bin a bin in? Bin Laden?'

The Big Debate on bins: 'If you did bin bins, what would you bin a bin in? Bin Laden?'

The Big Debate: 'If you did bin bins, what would you bin a bin in? Bin Laden?'

The Big Debate today was about bins

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 52

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 52

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 52

Friday, April 28, 2017

Friday, April 28, 2017

The Big Debate on veins: 'There are children these days sitting behind skips sniffing veins'

The Big Debate on veins: 'There are children these days sitting behind skips sniffing veins'

The Big Debate on veins: 'There are children these days sniffing veins'

Today's Big Debate was about veins

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017

The Big Debate on sheep: 'It's not been the same since they closed the Glasgow sheep mines'

The Big Debate on sheep: 'It's not been the same since they closed the Glasgow sheep mines'

Big Debate: 'It's not been the same since they closed the Glasgow sheep mines'

The Big Debate was about sheep today

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The Big Debate on balance: 'There are young people today who can't get on the bouncy castle ladder'

The Big Debate on balance: 'There are young people today who can't get on the bouncy castle ladder'

'There are young people today who can't get on the bouncy castle ladder'

The Big Debate was about balance today

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The Big Debate on sharks: 'Tim Farron from the Liberal Democrats doesn't want gay sharks to marry'

The Big Debate on sharks: 'Tim Farron from the Liberal Democrats doesn't want gay sharks to marry'

'Tim Farron from the Liberal Democrats doesn't want gay sharks to marry'

The Big Debate was about sharks today

Monday, April 24, 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017

The Big Debate on running: 'I'd like to get in a bath with Tom Jones, Jon, Bon Jovi and you'

The Big Debate on running: 'I'd like to get in a bath with Tom Jones, Jon, Bon Jovi and you'

The Big Debate on running: 'I'd like to get in a bath with Tom Jones'

The Big Debate today was about running

Friday, April 21, 2017

Friday, April 21, 2017

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 51

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 51

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 51

The Big Debate on Fists: 'If you had your fists removed, you'd get into a bout of stumpicuffs'

The Big Debate on Fists: 'If you had your fists removed, you'd get into a bout of stumpicuffs'

'If you had your fists removed, you'd get into a bout of stumpicuffs'

The Big Debate was about fists today

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017

The Big Debate on bolts: 'As Michael Bolton says, how can we be lovers if we can't be friends?'

The Big Debate on bolts: 'As Michael Bolton says, how can we be lovers if we can't be friends?'

'As Michael Bolton says, how can we be lovers if we can't be friends?'

The Big Debate was about bolts today

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The Big Debate on crushing: 'What should a saboteur be instead? Crushed?'

The Big Debate on crushing: 'What should a saboteur be instead? Crushed?'

The Big Debate on crushing: 'What should a saboteur be instead? Crushed?'

The Big Debate was about crushing today

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

The Big Debate on bricks: 'Do we want to go back to the Victorian times when houses were made out of poor children?'

The Big Debate on bricks: 'Do we want to go back to the Victorian times when houses were made out of poor children?'

'Do we want to go back to Victorian times when houses were made from children?'

The Big Debate today was about bricks

Early election: 'Theresa May's broken promise raises the issue of trust in politicians', says UKIP's Jonathan Arnott

Early election: Theresa May is giving politicians a bad name, says UKIP's Jonathan Arnott

Theresa May is giving politicians a bad name, says UKIP MEP

Theresa May has called a snap general election and whilst Jonathan Arnott welcomes the news, he also thinks it gives politicians bad press

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Friday, April 14, 2017

Friday, April 14, 2017

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 50

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 50

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 50

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

The Big Debate on mist: 'Britain used to make the world's best Mist in the Glasgow Mist yards'

The Big Debate on mist: 'Britain used to make the world's best Mist in the Glasgow Mist yards'

'Britain used to make the world's best Mist in the Glasgow Mist yards'

The Big Debate today was about mist

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

The Big Debate on stripes: 'What do you think tigers would look like without their stripes? They’d look like big furry idiots'

The Big Debate on stripes: 'What do you think tigers would look like without their stripes? They’d look like big furry idiots, you big snowflake'

'What would tigers look like without their stripes? They’d look like idiots'

The Big Debate today was about stripes

Monday, April 10, 2017

Monday, April 10, 2017

The Big Debate on peninsulas: 'You’d never fit a peninsula in a wheelie bin'

The Big Debate on peninsulas: 'You’d never fit a peninsula in a wheelie bin'

The Big Debate on peninsulas: 'You’d never fit a peninsula in a wheelie bin'

The Big Debate today was about peninsulas

Friday, April 7, 2017

Friday, April 7, 2017

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 49

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 49

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 49

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017

The Big Debate on crying: 'The council should collect tears in designated bins'

The Big Debate on crying: 'The council should collect tears in designated bins'

The Big Debate on crying: 'The council should collect tears in designated bins'

The Big Debate was about crying today

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

The Big Debate on tables: 'In Sweden, they replaced table legs with an elk's legs but they reared up and killed a man'

The Big Debate on tables: 'In Sweden, they replaced table legs with an elk's legs but they reared up and killed a man'

'They replaced table legs with an elk's legs in Sweden, but they killed a man'

Today's Big Debate was all about tables

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Podcast: The Big Debate with Jon Holmes - 'Rabbits keep the carrot population down and carrots are vermin and bring the plague'

Podcast: The Big Debate with Jon Holmes - 'Rabbits keep the carrot population down and carrots are vermin and bring the plague'

Podcast: The Big Debate with Jon Holmes - 'Rabbits keep carrot population down'

Today Jon Holmes held a Big Debate on rabbits

Monday, April 3, 2017

Monday, April 3, 2017

Podcast: The Big Debate with Jon Holmes - 'Flood Spain and move all Spain's animals to Gibraltar, two by two like it's a Ark'

Podcast: The Big Debate with Jon Holmes - 'Flood Spain and move all Spain's animals to Gibraltar, two by two like it's a Ark'

The Big Debate with Jon Holmes - 'Flood Spain and move the animals to Gibraltar'

Today Jon Holmes held a big debate on Spain

Friday, March 31, 2017

Friday, March 31, 2017

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 48

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 48

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 48

Podcast: The Big Debate with Jon Holmes - 'The channel tunnel is like a large concrete Fallopian tube'

Podcast: The Big Debate with Jon Holmes - 'The channel tunnel is like a large concrete Fallopian tube'

The Big Debate: 'The channel tunnel is like a large concrete Fallopian tube'

Today Jon Holmes held a big debate on islands

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Podcast: The Big Debate with Jon Holmes - 'Remove lungs, there's more storage space for pens, snails and soup on a cold day'

Podcast: The Big Debate with Jon Holmes - 'Remove lungs, there's more storage space for pens, snails and soup on a cold day'

'Remove lungs, more storage space for pens, snails and soup on a cold day'

The Big Debate today was about lungs

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

MP Barry Sheerman slams Nigel Farage and Brexit ministers over Article 50

MP Barry Sheerman slams Nigel Farage and Brexit ministers over Article 50

MP Barry Sheerman slams Nigel Farage and Brexit ministers over Article 50

MP Barry Sheerman tells Jon Holmes that the Brexit minsters are out of their depth as they do not have an eye for detail

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 47

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 47

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 47

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

'An incident where London shuts down carries a strong message', says professor

Westminster terror attacks: 'This has shut London down - it sends a strong message'

'This has shut London down - it sends a strong message'

Shots were fired around Westminster earlier this afternoon, and Parliament has gone into lockdown

Westminster attack: 'This appears to have been conducted by a lone wolf', says former Scotland Yard commander

Westminster attack: 'This appears to have been conducted by a lone wolf', says former Scotland Yard commander

It's likely a lone wolf did this, says terror expert

Parliament is in lockdown after a man was gunned down outside, in a separate incident, witnesses reported that a car mounted the pavement and hit several people on Westminster Bridge

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Comedian Geoff Norcott on teaching, politics and Brexit

Comedian Geoff Norcott on teaching, politics and Brexit

Comedian Geoff Norcott on teaching, politics and Brexit

The Conservative-voting comedian is touring with his show Conswervative until June

The Big Debate on throats: 'You can have your throat removed in a throatemcision'

The Big Debate on throats: 'You can have your throat removed in a throatemcision'

Big Debate on throats: 'You can have your throat removed in a throatemcision'

The Big Debate was about throats today

Monday, March 20, 2017

Monday, March 20, 2017

Being lazy, easter and phones - Caller Neil plays band or cloth

Being lazy, easter and phones - Caller Neil plays band or cloth

Being lazy, easter and phones - Caller Neil plays band or cloth

Jon Holmes invited a listener to play a game of band or cloth on his show

The Big Debate on moods: 'Dame Vera Lynn had nothing to do with that particular plague'

The Big Debate on moods: 'Dame Vera Lynn had nothing to do with that particular plague'

Big Debate: 'Dame Vera Lynn had nothing to do with that particular plague'

The Big Debate today was about moods

Hugh Dennis on Comic Relief, Spitting Image and having a colonoscopy

Hugh Dennis on Comic Relief, Spitting Image and having a colonoscopy

Hugh Dennis on Comic Relief, Spitting Image and having a colonoscopy

Comedian and actor Hugh Dennis revealed that he ended up driving the wrong way up a dual carriageway during his trip to Africa, having already lost the camera crew

Friday, March 17, 2017

Friday, March 17, 2017

Caolan Walpot performs in Busker Sessions for Jon Holmes

Caolan Walpot performs in Busker Sessions for Jon Holmes

Caolan Walpot performs in Busker Sessions for Jon Holmes

The harpist performed Fanny Power and Captain O'Kane by 17th century harpist Turlough O'Carolan

The Big Debate on blood: 'The government are trying to ban blood, they’re trying to get us to run our hearts on hybrid'

The Big Debate on blood: 'The government are trying to ban blood, they’re trying to get us to run our hearts on hybrid'

'The government are trying to ban blood' - The Big Debate on blood

Each day Jon Holmes enjoys holding a debate, and today it was all about blood

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 46

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 46

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 46

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Thursday, March 16, 2017

The Big Debate on pipes: 'Ikea use furniture pipes to get bookcases to the furniture refinery in Tinbury'

The Big Debate on pipes: 'Ikea use furniture pipes to get bookcases to the furniture refinery in Tinbury'

'Ikea use furniture pipes to get bookcases to the furniture refinery in Tinbury'

Today's Big Debate was about pipes

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Students, history and the Tudors - Jon Holmes invites caller Dougie to play dead or alive

Students, history and the Tudors - Jon Holmes invites caller Dougie to play dead or alive

Jon Holmes invites caller Dougie to play dead or alive

Jon Holmes likes to give away meat on his show, so today he invited a listener on air to play a game of dead or alive

The Big Debate on blossom: 'Trees these days are full of cheap knock-off blossom made by children in sweat shops'

The Big Debate on blossom: 'Trees these days are full of cheap knock-off blossom made by children in sweat shops'

'Trees these days are full of knock-off blossom made by children in sweat shops'

Today's Big Debate was about blossom

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The Big Debate on reflections: 'Do vampires eat nuggets?'

The Big Debate on reflections: 'Do vampires eat nuggets?'

The Big Debate on reflections: 'Do vampires eat nuggets?'

Today's Big Debate was about reflections

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 45

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 45

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 45

Monday, March 13, 2017

Monday, March 13, 2017

Forget Top of the Pops, it's time for Jon Holmes' game of 'Toddler Pops'

Forget Top of the Pops, it's time for Jon Holmes' game of 'Toddler Pops'

Forget Top of the Pops, it's time for Jon Holmes' game of 'Toddler Pops'

Jon Holmes has asked his daughter Maisie to play a song on her xylophone, so listeners can guess what song she's playing

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