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, May 20, 2016

Friday, May 20, 2016

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

Blinds and supplements! Jon Holmes' 'Lonely Lunch Club' is back

Blinds and supplements! Join Jon Holmes in his 'Lonely Lunch Club'

Blinds and supplements! Join Jon Holmes in his 'Lonely Lunch Club'

Myles just can't work out why no one in his office wants to talk to him

Jon Holmes gets the expert view on dealing with 'peeping tom' horses

Jon Holmes gets the expert view on dealing with 'peeping tom' horses

Jon Holmes gets the expert view on dealing with 'peeping tom' horses

Former Metropolitan Police detective Peter Bleksley explains how to stop the creatures from horsing around

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Are prisons too luxurious? Jon Holmes finds out why

Are prisons too luxurious? Jon Holmes finds out the details

Are prisons too luxurious? Jon Holmes finds out the details

A custodial cell was ranked in a poll for best places to stay

What's up, Daniel Greenwood? Another talented busker joins Jon Holmes

What's up, Daniel Greenwood? Another talented busker joins Jon Holmes

What's up, Daniel Greenwood? Another talented busker joins Jon Holmes

The song you need to get ready for the weekend

Friday, April 29, 2016

Friday, April 29, 2016

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 6

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 6

The least worst bits from Jon Holmes's show on talkRADIO

The Big Debate: Is sleeping a waste of time?

The Big Debate: Is sleeping a waste of time?

The Big Debate: Is sleeping a waste of time?

After the news that slugs haven't been sleeping, Jon Holmes wonders if we should stop too

The Work Experience Film Review: Bastille Day, Miles Ahead and Joy

The Work Experience Film Review: Bastille Day, Miles Ahead and Joy

The Work Experience Film Review: Bastille Day, Miles Ahead and Joy

Barry the workie voices his opinion on this week's hottest movies

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Thursday, April 28, 2016

America's Most Wanted! Jon Holmes on being Texas' number one felon

America's Most Wanted! Jon Holmes on being Texas' number one felon

America's Most Wanted! Jon Holmes on being Texas' number one felon

That was a 'Lonely Lunch Club' with a difference

The Big Debate: Do we need numbers?

The Big Debate: Do we need numbers?

The Big Debate: Do we need numbers?

Perhaps we could just get by with letters

Could rabbits become movie stars? Jon Holmes speaks to the expert

Could rabbits become movie stars? Jon Holmes speaks to the expert

Could rabbits become movie stars? Jon Holmes speaks to the expert

Animal communicator Sarah Jane gave her professional opinion

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

The Diversity Paper Review: Holidays, hairdryers and body clocks

The Diversity Paper Review: Holidays, hairdryers and body clocks

The Diversity Paper Review: Holidays, hairdryers and body clocks

Jon Holmes invites Johnny back to review the papers

Treacherous trees: Jon Holmes gets the expert view on the growing perils in your back garden

Treacherous trees: Jon Holmes gets the expert view on the growing perils in your back garden

Jon Holmes gets the expert view on the growing perils in your back garden

Tree surgeon Shaun Mclean explains how your plants are getting smarter

Philosophy and impersonations! Another instalment of 'Lonely Lunch Club'

Philosophy and impersonations! Another instalment of 'Lonely Lunch Club'

Philosophy and impersonations! Another instalment of 'Lonely Lunch Club'

Jon Holmes welcomes a new caller on to his show

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks – Do we need bones?

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks – Do we need bones?

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks – Do we need bones?

If we didn't, we'd just be skin and skin!

The Diversity Paper Review: Sharks, Beyonce and lemon bikinis

The Diversity Paper Review: Sharks, Beyonce and lemon bikinis

The Diversity Paper Review: Sharks, Beyonce and lemon bikinis

Jon Holmes gets a diverse perspective on the headlines

Cold porridge and car trouble! Lonely Lunch Club returns

Cold porridge and car trouble! Lonely Lunch Club returns

Cold porridge and car trouble! Lonely Lunch Club returns

Jon Holmes provided a willing ear to the woes of another lonely person at lunch

Monday, April 25, 2016

Monday, April 25, 2016

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation - Could we get rid of horizons?

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation - Could we get rid of horizons?

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation - Could we get rid of horizons?

Another very important question we should all be discussing

'The Queen is an impressive woman. And she'd be an impressive man. If she was a man...!' It's Alco Vox Pops

'The Queen is an impressive woman. And she'd be an impressive man. If she was a man...!' It's Alco Vox Pops

Alco Vox Pops: 'The Queen would be an impressive man, if she was a man!'

Take the week's news headlines, add some drunk people, and this is what you get

'I was beside myself, it was a dream come true' - Eric Bana relives a call from Ricky Gervais

'I was beside myself, it was a dream come true' - Eric Bana relives a call from Ricky Gervais

'I was beside myself' - Eric Bana relives a call from Ricky Gervais

The Australian stars new Netflix original 'Special Correspondents'

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 5

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 5

The least worst bits from Jon Holmes's show on talkRADIO

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Today’s big debate comes after the Prime Minister praises the Queen as a 'rock of strength for our nation' on her 90th birthday (21st April).

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation – Should we ban rocks?

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation – Should we ban rocks?

Our mid-afternoon host brings us another hard-hitting debate

Salad and stereotypes! Another great edition of the 'Lonely Lunch Club'

Salad and stereotypes! Another great edition of the 'Lonely Lunch Club'

Salad and stereotypes! Another great edition of the 'Lonely Lunch Club'

Jon Holmes taught a foreign student everything she needed to know about the British people

Interview: Mark Watson on the 'Edinburgh Olympics' and his forthcoming Dubai thriller

Interview: Mark Watson on the 'Edinburgh Olympics' and his forthcoming Dubai thriller

Interview: Mark Watson on the 'Edinburgh Olympics' and his new Dubai thriller

The comedian and novelist joined Jon Holmes for a chat

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

The Diversity Paper Review: Cheryl’s name change and an 88-year-old marathon runner

The Diversity Paper Review: Cheryl’s name change and an 88-year-old marathon runner

Diversity Paper Review: Cheryl’s name change and an 88-year-old marathon runner

Jon Holmes and guest take a sideways look at the news

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