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.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

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

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation - Could we do without afternoons?

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation - Could we do without afternoons?

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation - Could we do without afternoons?

After all, even the Spanish did away with siestas...

Simple sandwiches and expensive houses! Join Jon Holmes' 'Lonely Lunch Club'

Simple sandwiches and expensive houses! Join Jon Holmes' 'Lonely Lunch Club'

Simple sandwiches and expensive houses! Join Jon Holmes' 'Lonely Lunch Club'

Cheering lonely people up at lunchtime

Warning: removing 'chuggers' could upset natural balance on our streets

Warning: removing 'chuggers' could upset natural balance on our streets

Warning: removing 'chuggers' could upset natural balance on our streets

Zoologist Sasha Norris warns that removing fundraisers could cause harm to the environment

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation – Are shapes essential?

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation – Are shapes essential?

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation – Are shapes essential?

We can't quite believe people have such strong views

Our Lonely Lunch caller told us about an upcoming interesting themed birthday party

Paninis and upcoming parties! Another Lonely Lunch Club with Jon Holmes

Paninis and upcoming birthday parties! Another Lonely Lunch Club with Jon Holmes

You don't have to be alone during your lunch break

Monday, April 18, 2016

Monday, April 18, 2016

The Diversity Paper Review: Newspaper Polls, NHS and Katy Perry ‘gets lippy'

The Diversity Paper Review: Newspaper Polls, NHS and Katy Perry ‘gets lippy'

Newspaper Polls, Brexit and the NHS, and Katy Perry ‘gets lippy'

It's the Diversity Paper Review

Prosecco

Prosecco Aid: Jon Holmes launches middle class disaster appeal as fizzy wine drought looms

Prosecco Aid: Jon Holmes launches middle class appeal amid fizzy wine fears

Middle England faces the crisis of a lifetime

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation – Do we need necks?

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation – Do we need necks?

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation – Do we need necks?

Yet another academic debate on a Monday afternoon...

'F**k Mars! F**k the moon! Let's go to Venus!' It's Alco Vox pops, where drunk people review the news

'F**k Mars! F**k the moon! Let's go to Venus!' It's Alco Vox pops, where drunk people review the news

'F**k Mars! F**k the moon! Let's go to Venus!' It's Alco Vox pops

Jon Holmes goes out to discover the views of some drunk folk

Pals and pasta! It's Jon Holmes' 'Lonely Lunch Club'

Pals and pasta! It's Jon Holmes' 'Lonely Lunch Club'

Pals and pasta! It's Jon Holmes' 'Lonely Lunch Club'

Never be alone again during your early afternoon break

Friday, April 15, 2016

Friday, April 15, 2016

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 4

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 4

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

Jon Holmes invites Italian busker to play the flute live on air

Jon Holmes invites Italian busker to play the flute live on air

Italian busker plays the flute live on air

Mauro Uselli joins Jon Holmes playing classical flute music

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation – Do we need gaps?

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation – Do we need gaps?

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation – Do we need gaps?

...Mind the gap

Jon Holmes Lonely Lunch Club

Jon Holmes cheers up your lunchtime with lonely lunch club

Jon Holmes cheers up your lunchtime with lonely lunch club

Never eat lunch alone again

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Thursday, April 14, 2016

The Diversity Paper Review: Loch Ness monster, 'Bust in Britain' and celebrity kids looking like their dads

The Diversity Paper Review: Loch Ness monster, 'Bust in Britain' and celebrity kids looking like their dads

The Diversity Paper Review: Monsters, boobs and celebrity children

Jon Holmes and co get the real stories behind the headlines

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation - Could we do without feet?

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation - Could we do without feet?

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation - Could we do without feet?

Debates don't get much bigger than this...

Expert Eye: How to avoid the perils of your washing machine!

Expert Eye: How to avoid the perils of your washing machine!

Expert Eye: How to avoid the perils of your washing machine!

Repairman Ishmael Ussman told listeners what to do to avoid becoming sick because of your appliance

Don't be lonely at lunch! Let Jon Holmes keep you company

Don't be lonely at lunch! Let Jon Holmes keep you company

Don't be lonely at lunch! Let Jon Holmes keep you company

He'll bring you a smile with your sandwich

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation – do we need shadows?

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation – do we need shadows?

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation – do we need shadows?

Quite obviously a matter of public interest...

Inky the Octopus: Jon Holmes gets the expert view on the escaped cephalopod

Inky the Octopus: Jon Holmes gets the expert view on the escaped cephalopod

Inky the Octopus: Jon Holmes gets the expert view on the escaped cephalopod

Scott Blacker from SEA LIFE Blackpool reassures worried listeners the creature should be fine

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks - do we need skin?

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks - do we need skin?

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks - do we need skin?

Jon Holmes wonders if we really need to bother with skin?

Health and safety gone mad! Jon Holmes delves into the risks to literature

Health and safety gone mad! Jon Holmes delves into the potential risks to literature

Health and safety gone mad! Jon Holmes delves into the risks to literature

Jim Tassell on the perils facing page-turners

Monday, April 11, 2016

Monday, April 11, 2016

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation - do we need fathers?

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation - do we need fathers?

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation - do we need fathers?

Father Ted, Father Christmas, Papa Smurf: Overrated?

Alco Vox Pops - The week's news reviewed by drunk people

Alco Vox Pops - The week's news reviewed by drunk people

Alco Vox Pops - The week's news reviewed by drunk people

Because these folks always talk sense

Friday, April 8, 2016

Friday, April 8, 2016

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 3

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 3

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

Bucky the Busker: This might just be the best cover of 'Kiss From A Rose' ever

Bucky the busker: This may be the best cover of 'Kiss From A Rose' you'll ever hear

Bucky the busker: This might just be the best cover of 'Kiss From A Rose' ever

Just the tonic to set you up for the weekend...

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Thursday, April 7, 2016

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation - Do we really need water?

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation - do we really need water?

The Big Debate: Water - do we really need it?

Here's a discussion that will really whet your appetite...

'Don't drink the water!' Jon Holmes on the dangers posed by the 'Thames River Monster'

'Don't drink the water!' Jon Holmes on the dangers posed by the 'Thames River Monster'

'Don't drink the water!' The dangers posed by the 'Thames River Monster'

Jon Holmes fears the capital's population are drinking 'monster wee'

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Cheeseageddon! Jon Holmes discusses the new threat that could terrorise shoppers

Cheeseageddon! Jon Holmes discusses the new threat that could terrorise shoppers

Cheeseageddon! Jon Holmes discusses the new threat that could terrorise shoppers

Defence analyst Charles Hayman on the dangers of dairy

Monday, April 4, 2016

Monday, April 4, 2016

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 2

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 2

Enjoy the best bits from another brilliant mix of guests and features

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