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.

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

The Big Debate on DOGS: 'People want to get rid of dogs, they voted for Dogxit. You have to pick it up and put it in a little bag'

The Big Debate on Dogs: 'People want to get rid of dogs, they voted for Dogxit. You have to pick it up and put it in a little bag'

'People voted for Dogxit. You have to pick it up and put it in a little bag'

Today's Big Debate was about dogs

Friday, March 10, 2017

Friday, March 10, 2017

Murray Gardiner performs in Busker Sessions for Jon Holmes

Murray Gardiner performs in Busker Sessions for Jon Holmes

Murray Gardiner performs in Busker Sessions for Jon Holmes

The singer performed his original song 'Six' and a cover of Gillian Welch's 'I Had A Real Good Mother And Father'

The Big Debate on backs: 'I scat when I'm angry'

The Big Debate on backs: 'I scat when I'm angry'

'I scat when I'm angry' - The Big Debate on backs

Jon Holmes likes to hold debates each day, so today he asked callers to discuss backs

Actress and comedian Wendy Wason on children, acting and comedy

Actress and comedian Wendy Wason on children, acting and comedy

Actress and comedian Wendy Wason on children, acting and comedy

Wendy Wason revealed that she didn't audition for her latest TV role and often talks about her children on stage

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Jon Holmes creates an advert for comedy DVD 'Philip Hammond Live at the Houses of Parliament'

Jon Holmes creates an advert for comedy DVD 'Philip Hammond Live at the Houses of Parliament'

Jon Holmes creates an advert for Philip Hammond's comedy DVD

Apparently Philip Hammond has a new DVD out, according to Jon Holmes, and you should buy it this Christmas

Ian Hislop and Nick Newman on 'Spitting Image' and their play 'The Wipers Times'

Ian Hislop and Nick Newman on 'Spitting Image' and their play 'The Wipers Times'

Ian Hislop and Nick Newman on 'Spitting Image' and their play 'The Wipers Times'

Ian Hislop and Nick Newman revealed why they felt the story of The Wipers Times would fit well being performed on stage

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Maximo Park's Paul Smith on photography, a new album and how the band started

Maximo Park's Paul Smith on photography, a new album and how the band started

Maximo Park's Paul Smith on photography, a new album and how the band started

Indie star reveals he didn't initially think he could sing - but he and his bandmates could always write songs 'from the heart'

Women's day, teaching and Jamaica - Caller Amanda plays 'dead or alive'

Women's day, teaching and Jamaica - Caller Amanda plays 'dead or alive'

Women's day, teaching and Jamaica - Caller Amanda plays 'dead or alive'

Jon Holmes likes to invite listeners on air to try and win some meat, so today he did exactly that

The Big Debate on spaces: 'Ifwegetridofallspacesthatwouldincludespacebars'

The Big Debate on spaces: 'Ifwegetridofallspacesthatwouldincludespacebars'

The Big Debate on spaces: 'Ifwegetridofallspacesthatwouldincludespacebars'

Today's Big Debate was about spaces

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

The Big Debate on earthquakes: 'Donald Trump has accused Barack Obama of causing all earthquakes'

The Big Debate on earthquakes: 'Donald Trump has accused Barack Obama of causing all earthquakes'

Big Debate: 'Donald Trump has accused Barack Obama of causing all earthquakes'

Today's Big Debate was about earthquakes

Monday, March 6, 2017

Monday, March 6, 2017

Housing, Chiswick and daughters - Caller Chris plays 'band or dead race horse'

Housing, Chiswick and daughters - Caller Chris plays 'band or dead race horse'

Housing, Chiswick and daughters - Caller Chris plays 'band or dead race horse'

Jon Holmes likes to give away meat as a prize on his show, so today he decided to do just that

The Big Debate on inclines: 'In the 1920s, when America banned inclines, people would walk up small hills in underground bars'

The Big Debate on inclines: 'In the 1920s, when America banned inclines, people would walk up small hills in underground bars'

'when America banned inclines people'd walk up small hills in underground bars'

The Big Debate today was about inclines

Comedian Katherine Ryan on fake news, Emma Watson and her new TV show 'How Did you Get So Rich?'

Comedian Katherine Ryan on fake news, Emma Watson and her new TV show 'How Did you Get So Rich?'

Comedian Katherine Ryan on fake news, Emma Watson and her new TV show

Comedian Katherine Ryan joined Jon Holmes to chat about fake news, Emma Watson and reveal more about her new TV show 'How Did You Get So Rich?'

Friday, March 3, 2017

Friday, March 3, 2017

L. performs in Busker Sessions for Jon Holmes

L. performs in Busker Sessions for Jon Holmes

L. performs in Busker Sessions for Jon Holmes

The singer, with the stage name of L., performed her original song 'Love Blind' and Amy Winehouse's 'Stronger Than Me'

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 44

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 44

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 44

The Big Debate on collars: 'We need to see more evidence by stripping everyone down'

The Big Debate on collars: 'We need to see more evidence by stripping everyone down'

'We need to see more evidence by stripping everyone down' - The Big Debate

Today Jon Holmes' Big Debate was on collars

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Thursday, March 2, 2017

The Big Debate on trails: 'Should a pilot get out the plane and pick up contrails as if they were dog poo?'

The Big Debate on trails: 'Should a pilot get out the plane and pick up contrails as if they were dog poo?'

'Should a pilot get the plane to pick up contrails as if they were dog poo?'

Today's Big Debate was about trails

Comedian Brian Conley says 'you've got to watch The Nightly Show because it's so bad'

Comedian Brian Conley says 'you've got to watch The Nightly Show because it's so bad'

Brian Conley says 'you've got to watch The Nightly Show because it's so bad'

Entertainer Brian Conley joined Jon Holmes and gave his views on ITV's new late night entertainment talk show The Nightly Show

After Oscars blunder, Jon Holmes creates a film trailer for 'The Accountant'

'The Accountant' - Jon Holmes creates a film trailer based on La La Land Oscars blunder

'The Accountant' - Jon Holmes creates a film trailer based on La La Land blunder

Jon Holmes has created a film trailer based on the blunder at the Oscars last month.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Buildings, roads and vegetation - Caller Rick plays dead or alive

Buildings, roads and vegetation - Caller Rick plays dead or alive

Buildings, roads and vegetation - Caller Rick plays dead or alive

Jon Holmes likes to invite listeners on air so they can have a go at winning some meat

The Big Debate on lent: 'How long should lent be, yes or no?'

The Big Debate on lent: 'How long should lent be, yes or no?'

The Big Debate on lent: 'How long should lent be, yes or no?'

The Big Debate today was about lent

Comedian Al Murray on touring, parachuting and running in elections

Comedian Al Murray on touring, parachuting and running for election against Nigel Farage

Comedian Al Murray on touring, parachuting and running in elections

Comedian Al Murray joined Jon Holmes to discuss running in the general election, parachuting and his new tour

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The Big Debate on pans: 'How dare you phone a talkRADIO station and not know what a skillet is'

The Big Debate on pans: 'How dare you phone a talkRADIO station and not know what a skillet is'

'How dare you phone a talkRADIO station and not know what a skillet is'

The Big Debate today was about pans

Monday, February 27, 2017

Monday, February 27, 2017

Church, teaching, careers and church - Caller James plays band or seashells

Church, teaching, careers and church - Caller James plays 'band or seashells'

Church, teaching, careers and church - Caller James plays 'band or seashells'

Jon Holmes invited a listener on air to try and win some meat in a game of band or seashells

The Big Debate on nerves: 'Nicole Kidman had all her nerves removed and that's why she can't clap properly'

The Big Debate on nerves: 'Nicole Kidman had all her nerves removed and that's why she can't clap properly'

'Nicole Kidman had all her nerves removed' - The Big Debate on nerves

Jon Holmes likes to hold a debate each day, and today it was about nerves

Comedian Rhys James on politics, writing jokes and Comic Relief

Comedian Rhys James on politics, writing jokes and Comic Relief

Comedian Rhys James on politics, writing jokes and Comic Relief

Comedian Rhys James joined Jon Holmes and discussed politics, writing jokes and Comic Relief

Friday, February 24, 2017

Friday, February 24, 2017

Kyla Stroud performs in Busker Sessions with Jon Holmes

Kyla Stroud performs in Busker Sessions with Jon Holmes

Kyla Stroud performs in Busker Sessions with Jon Holmes

The singer performed her own song 'Fee Fi Fo Fum' and a cover of Madonna's 'Like a Virgin'

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 43

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 43

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 43

The Big Debate on standing: 'Without Standing what would we do and deliver?'

'Without Standing what would we do and deliver?' - The Big Debate on standing

Jon Holmes loves to hold a good debate and today the subject was standing

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Songwriters, skeletons and dancing houses - It's the Brit Awards showbiz special with talkSPORT's Reece

Songwriters, skeletons and dancing houses - It's the Brit Awards showbiz special with talkSPORT's Reece

It's the Brit Awards showbiz special with talkSPORT's Reece

Jon Holmes loves to find out about the latest showbiz news, so he invited talkSPORT's Reece to give him the latest with a Brit Awards special

The Big Debate on crannies: 'I like nooks, but I'll have no truck with crannies'

The Big Debate on crannies: 'I like nooks, but I'll have no truck with crannies'

The Big Debate on crannies: 'I like nooks, but I'll have no truck with crannies'

The Big Debate today was about crannies

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The Big Debate on nests: 'If you get rid of nests what would meringues raise their baby meringues in?'

The Big Debate on nests: 'If you get rid of nests what would meringues raise their baby meringues in?'

'If you get rid of nests what would meringues raise their baby meringues in?'

Today's Big Debate was about nests

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Jon Holmes' team attend the Fish Finger Sandwich Awards

'I've got a mouthful' – Jon Holmes' team attend the Fish Finger Sandwich Awards

'I've got a mouthful' – Jon Holmes' team attend the Fish Finger Sandwich Awards

Jon Holmes' team heard about the Fish Finger Sandwich Awards, so thought they'd go along

The Big Debate on seashells: 'I'm furious that barnacle 50 is yet to be triggered'

The Big Debate on seashells: 'I'm furious that barnacle 50 is yet to be triggered'

'I'm furious that barnacle 50 is yet to be triggered' – The Big Debate

Today's Big Debate was on seashells

Monday, February 20, 2017

Monday, February 20, 2017

The Big Debate on gums: 'If we eradicate gums, we eradicate gingivitis. How will ginger people be conceived?'

The Big Debate on gums: 'If we eradicate gums, we eradicate gingivitis. How will ginger people be conceived?'

'If we eradicate gums, we eradicate gingivitis. How will gingers be conceived?'

Today's Big Debate was about gums – come on, you must have a view on this!

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 42

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 42

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 42

Friday, February 17, 2017

Friday, February 17, 2017

Phil Crocker performs in Busker Sessions with Jon Holmes

Phil Crocker performs in Busker Sessions with Jon Holmes

The singer performed his original song 'Lost Boy' and a cover of Sam Smith's 'Stay With Me'

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