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, June 10, 2016

Friday, June 10, 2016

Busker Sessions are back! Charlotte Campbell performs live in the studio

Busker Sessions are back! Charlotte Campbell performs live in the studio

Busker Sessions are back! Charlotte Campbell performs live in the studio

The songstress performed a live set with her own original song for our afternoon presenter

The Big Debate: Is there actually a use for mountains?

The Big Debate: Mountains - summit or nothing?

The Big Debate: Mountains - summit or nothing?

Jon Holmes finds the tallest topic to clamber over

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Showbiz news with Jon Holmes: Lindsay Lohan, Chloe Simms and Beyonce

Lindsay Lohan, Bobby Brown and Beyonce all feature in Jon Holmes' showbiz news

Showbiz news with Jon Holmes: featuring Lindsay Lohan, Bobby Brown and Beyonce

talkSPORT's Reece is the obvious choice for the latest celebrity gossip

The Big Debate: Can we get rid of roads?

The Big Debate: Should we get rid of roads?

The Big Debate: Should we get rid of roads?

Jon Holmes ponders whether travelling would be easier without highways

SodaStream, beer and Noel Edmonds, it's the Work Experience Tech Review

SodaStream, beer and Noel Edmonds: it's the Work Experience Tech Review

SodaStream, beer and Noel Edmonds: it's the Work Experience Tech Review

Andrew joins Jon Holmes for some geeky gadgetry

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

The Big Debate: Would you pick a pocket?

The Big Debate: Would you pick a pocket?

The Big Debate: Would you pick a pocket?

Surely we don't need to carry anything

Boyband crime: Jon Holmes discusses Gary Barlow's masked Bristol shopping centre appearance

Boyband crime: Jon Holmes discusses Gary Barlow's masked shopping centre appearance

Boyband crime: Jon Holmes discusses Gary Barlow's masked shopping centre show

Our afternoon presenter spoke to talkRADIO's very own Anna Williamson to learn more about the sins of singers

Monday, May 30, 2016

Monday, May 30, 2016

The new Top Gear and a rather unfortunate place for a snake bite. Alco Vox Pops is back!

Jose Mourinho, Top Gear and a rather unfortunate place for a snake bite: Alco Vox Pops is back

Mourinho, Top Gear and an unfortunate place for a snake bite. It's Alco Vox Pops

The Bank Holiday is here. What better time to listen to drunk people discuss the big topics

Forget 'Headline Hijack', Jon Holmes and company completely take over the news

Not the two o'clock news: the headlines get hijacked

Not the two o'clock news: the headlines get hijacked

Jon Holmes and his team took over the news bulletin on Bank Holiday Monday. You may not want to believe everything you hear…

Jon Holmes gets the info on the 'sticky' five pound note

Cash crisis: Sticky new £5 note is not top gear, reveals Jon Holmes

Cash crisis: Sticky new £5 note is not top gear, reveals Jon Holmes

Reporter Cornelius was live at 'the Bank of England' to report on an eagerly anticipated relaunch

Friday, May 27, 2016

Friday, May 27, 2016

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 10

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 10

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 10

WATCH: Jon Holmes invites busker Charlie Law to perform live on air

WATCH: Jon Holmes invites busker Charlie Law to perform live on air

WATCH: Jon Holmes invites busker Charlie Law to perform live on air

Another talented man and his guitar take to the airwaves

The Big Debate: Lips. What are they good for?

The Big Debate: Lips. What are they good for?

The Big Debate: Lips. What are they good for?

How many uses do we really have for the fleshy skin in front of our teeth?

Taxi to the moon? Jon Holmes finds out how to hail that cab

Taxi to the moon? Jon Holmes finds out how to hail that cab

Taxi to the moon? Jon Holmes finds out how to hail that cab

It could be an expensive fare, says Leicester taxi man Lance

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Michael Jackson, Johnny Depp and Amanda Holden, it's Jon Holmes' Showbiz News

Showbiz news with Jon Holmes: Michael Jackson, Johnny Depp and Amanda Holden

Showbiz news with Jon Holmes: Michael Jackson, Johnny Depp and Amanda Holden

Reece from talkSPORT brings us his take on the latest from the world of showbiz

The Big Debate: Are words essential?

The Big Debate: Are words any use in modern society?

The Big Debate: Are words any use in modern society?

Perhaps we could communicate with numbers instead

Duracell vs Energizer: Which battery behemoth owns the bunny branding rights?

Duracell vs Energizer: Which battery behemoth owns the bunny branding rights?

Duracell vs Energizer: Which battery behemoth owns the bunny branding rights?

Jon Holmes investigates who has the right to use a rabbit in their adverts

Ham sandwiches and relationship advice! The Lonely Lunch Club returns!

Ham sandwiches and relationship advice… The Lonely Lunch Club returns!

Ham sandwiches and relationship advice… The Lonely Lunch Club returns!

Jon Holmes kept poor lonely Ed company - commiserating after his wife left him for an Italian waiter

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

The Big Debate: Do we still need fire?

The Big Debate: Does fire still have a purpose?

The Big Debate: Does fire still have a purpose?

Jon Holmes debates the most burning issues of the day

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

The Big Debate: Are there too many manners?

The Big Debate: Are there too many manners?

The Big Debate: Are there too many manners?

Please do kindly take a listen to 'The Big Debate', thank you

Monday, May 23, 2016

Monday, May 23, 2016

The Big Debate: Should we keep fruit?

The Big Debate: Fruit. What's the point?

The Big Debate: Fruit. What's the point?

Five a day? Or is one orange simply one too many?

Friday, May 20, 2016

Friday, May 20, 2016

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 9

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 9

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 9

You Can Call Me Al! Alex Gibson performs live for Jon Holmes!

WATCH: You Can Call Me Al! Alex Gibson performs live for Jon Holmes

WATCH: You Can Call Me Al! Alex Gibson performs live for Jon Holmes

This week's busker session featured Paul Simon's classic song

The Big Debate: Do we need smells?

The Big Debate: Do we need smells?

The Big Debate: Do we need smells?

Jon Holmes debates the most important issues

Actor Jack O'Connell reveals what it's like to work with George Clooney

Actor Jack O'Connell reveals how George Clooney embarrassed him on the set of his new movie

Actor Jack O'Connell reveals how George Clooney embarrassed him on set

The actors appear alongside Julia Roberts in big-budget Money Monster

Are sticky bonnets on driverless cars a good idea? Jon Holmes hears from the expert

Adhesive car bonnets? There's one sticking point, discovers Jon Holmes

Adhesive car bonnets? There's one sticking point, discovers Jon Holmes

Could you become too attached to your vehicle?

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Thursday, May 19, 2016

The Big Debate: Should we get rid of caves?

The Big Debate: Should we get rid of caves?

The Big Debate: Should we get rid of caves?

How often do we really use them anyway?

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

The Big Debate: Do we need walls?

The Big Debate: Do we need walls?

The Big Debate: Do we need walls?

Jon Holmes wonders if buildings would be better without them

'This is the best thing I've ever heard!' - Jon Holmes tells a hilarious story from the Arqiva Commercial Radio Awards

'This is the best thing I've ever heard!' - Jon Holmes tells a hilarious story from the Arqiva Commercial Radio Awards

Jon Holmes tells a hilarious story from the Arqiva Commercial Radio Awards

'This is the best thing I've ever heard!'

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Actor Tom Price on doing a set with Ricky Gervais, The Leak, and a brilliant Michael McIntyre impression

Actor Tom Price on doing a set with Ricky Gervais, The Leak, and a brilliant Michael McIntyre impression

Tom Price on doing a set with Ricky Gervais, and a Michael McIntyre impression

Jon Holmes chatted to the comedian about his recent projects

Hipsters and shoe polish! It's Jon Holmes' 'Lonely Lunch Club'

Hipsters and shoe polish! It's Jon Holmes' 'Lonely Lunch Club'

Hipsters and shoe polish! It's Jon Holmes' 'Lonely Lunch Club'

Jon Holmes meets another lonely soul at lunch

The Big Debate: Do we need chairs?

The Big Debate: Do we need chairs?

The Big Debate: Do we need chairs?

Maybe we should stand up all the time

Don't like tomatoes? Here's another reason to hate them

Danger UXT! That's unexploded tomato!

Danger UXT! That's unexploded tomato!

Military expert leads the call for tomatoes to be outlawed

Friday, May 13, 2016

Friday, May 13, 2016

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 8

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 8

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 8

Is This Love? It's time for another busker session with Jon Holmes

Is This Love? It's time for another busker session with Jon Holmes

Is This Love? It's time for another busker session with Jon Holmes

Jeremy John performed a very special cover of one of Bob Marley's beloved classics

The Big Debate: Do we need hearing?

The Big Debate: Do we need hearing?

The Big Debate: Do we need hearing?

Jon Holmes answers the most important question of the day

Celebrity Lonely Lunch Club! Debra Stephenson talks yoga and her Night of One Hundred Voices

Celebrity Lonely Lunch Club! Debra Stephenson talks yoga and her Night of One Hundred Voices

Jon Holmes inducts actress Debra Stephenson into the Lonely Lunch Club

The actress and impressionist showed off some of her impressions

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

The Big Debate: Should we ban food?

The Big Debate: Should we ban food?

The Big Debate: Should we ban food?

Jon Holmes wants to know if we can stop eating?

When presenters attack! Jon Holmes examines what you must do when Chris Evans blows his top

When presenters attack! Jon Holmes examines what you must do when Chris Evans blows his top

Jon Holmes examines what you must do when Chris Evans blows his top

Expert David Lowe tells the listeners how they can keep safe in the event of an attack from the TV presenter

Monday, May 9, 2016

Monday, May 9, 2016

Broadcaster Tim Samuels on Men's Hour and his new book

Broadcaster Tim Samuels on Men's Hour and his new book

Broadcaster Tim Samuels on Men's Hour and his new book

The presenter and filmmaker spoke to Jon Holmes

The Big Debate: Should we keep light?

The Big Debate: Should we keep light?

The Big Debate: Should we keep light?

Perhaps we don't need daytime any more

Help! Danger! Maths... call the FBI!

Help! Danger! Maths... call the FBI!

Help! Danger! Maths... call the FBI!

Would you delay a plane because the person sitting next to you was doing an equation?

Friday, May 6, 2016

Friday, May 6, 2016

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 7

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 7

Jon Holmes is almost certainly making some kind of radio show

It's busker time! One man, one guitar, one great opportunity

It's busker time! One man, one guitar, one great opportunity

It's busker time! One man, one guitar, one great opportunity

Tony Bowen is this week's studio performer

The Big Debate: Should we get rid of handles?

The Big Debate: Should we get rid of handles?

The Big Debate: Should we get rid of handles?

Jon Holmes asks the latest burning questions

Shazad Latif on Spooks, Penny Dreadful, his £10 phone and getting naked in May!

Shazad Latif on Spooks, Penny Dreadful, his £10 phone and getting naked in May!

Shazad Latif on Spooks, Penny Dreadful, his £10 phone and getting naked in May!

The actor joined Jon Holmes in the studio for a chat

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Thursday, May 5, 2016

The Big Debate: Do we need holes?

The Big Debate: Do we need holes?

The Big Debate: Do we need holes?

Jon Holmes wonders if we could just fill them in

Cheese sandwiches and Captain America! Jon chats to another lonely lunch-goer

Cheese sandwiches and Captain America! Jon Holmes chats to another lonely lunch-goer

Cheese sandwiches and Captain America! Jon chats to another lonely lunch-goer

Our afternoon presenter kept a Marvel fan company for lunch today

The Work Experience Gadget Review: Tastemates, Fitbit and tiny engines

The Work Experience Gadget Review: Tastemates, Fitbit and tiny engines

The Work Experience Gadget Review: Tastemates, Fitbit and tiny engines

Jon Holmes finds out about the latest gadgets from the work experience kid

Cartoon Confessions! Are Tom and Jerry really extremists?

Cartoon Confessions! Are Tom and Jerry really extremists?

Cartoon Confessions! Are Tom and Jerry really extremists?

You'd have never thought it

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

The Work Experience Review: Hipster Nonsense

The Work Experience Review: Hipster Nonsense

Who doesn't love man buns and Shoreditch?

Catriona educates Jon Holmes in 'The Work Experience Review: Hipster Nonsense'

The Big Debate: Do we need paths?

The Big Debate: Do we need paths?

The Big Debate: Do we need paths?

Maybe walking through mud and grass would be more fun

Today's work experience task? Steal food from the talkRADIO cafe!

Today's work experience task? Steal food from the talkRADIO cafe!

Today's work experience task? Steal food from the talkRADIO cafe!

What happened when the workie went robbing...?

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

The Work Experience Music Review: I am the Cold Man, Klangstof and Laurel

The Work Experience Music Review: I am the Cold Man, Klangstof and Laurel

The Work Experience Music Review: I am the Cold Man, Klangstof and Laurel

Take the workie, some new music, add a radio mic, and this is what you get

The Big Debate: Should we ban children?

The Big Debate: Should we ban children?

The Big Debate: Should we ban children?

Perhaps life would be easier if everyone was an adult

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