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.

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'

The Big Debate on carpets: 'Remember the carpet bombing when America dropped an Axminster on Hiroshima?'

The Big Debate on carpets: 'Remember the carpet bombing when America dropped an Axminster on Hiroshima?'

'Remember the carpet bombing when America dropped an Axminster on Hiroshima?'

Today's Big Debate was about carpets

Jon Holmes speaks to Lionel Blair about Tony Blair's speech

Jon Holmes speaks to Lionel Blair about Tony Blair's speech

Jon Holmes speaks to Lionel Blair about Tony Blair's speech

Lionel Blair, who's starring in the second series of The Real Marigold Hotel on BBC One, shared his insight on the former Prime Minister's speech

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Stephen Bailey on his comedy tour, his blackbelt in Taekwondo and his language skills

Stephen Bailey on his comedy tour, his blackbelt in Taekwondo and his language skills

Stephen Bailey on his comedy tour, his blackbelt in Taekwondo and languages

The comedian popped by the studio for a chat with Jon Holmes

The Big Debate on wood: 'Without wood, what would all the wood chuckers chuck if the wood chuckers can’t chuck wood?'

The Big Debate on wood: 'Without wood, what would all the wood chuckers chuck if the wood chuckers can’t chuck wood?'

'What would all the wood chuckers chuck if the wood chuckers can’t chuck wood?'

Today's Big Debate was about wood

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Mark Dolan on taking part in The Jump

Mark Dolan on taking part in The Jump

Mark Dolan on taking part in The Jump

The comedian and TV presenter popped by the studio for a chat with Jon Holmes

The Big Debate turned towards moonlight

The Big Debate on moonlight: 'The Americans spent millions putting a man on the moon and all they ended up with is Michael Jackson'

'The Americans spent millions putting man on the moon. They got Michael Jackson'

Today's big debate was about moonlight

Friday, February 10, 2017

Friday, February 10, 2017

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 41

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 41

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 41

Jayne Snow performs live in Busker Sessions with Jon Holmes

Jayne Snow performs live in Busker Sessions with Jon Holmes

Jayne Snow performs live in Busker Sessions with Jon Holmes

The singer did a cover of Drake's 'One Dance' and her own original song 'Wake Me Up'.

The Big Debate on plugs: 'You can buy glade plug in babies but they stink of babies'

The Big Debate on plugs: 'You can buy glade plug-in babies but they stink of babies'

'You can buy glade plug-in babies but they stink' - The Big Debate on plugs

Today Jon Holmes held a debate on plugs

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Thursday, February 9, 2017

The Big Debate on fingers: 'leaked texts show Surrey Council are selling the fingers of old people to pay for their care'

The Big Debate on fingers: 'leaked texts show Surrey Council are selling the fingers of old people to pay for their care'

'Leaked texts show Surrey Council sell old people fingers to pay for their care'

Today's Big Debate was about fingers

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

'The best in honest and honourable opinions' - Jon Holmes creates an advert for John Bercow

Jon Holmes creates an advert for John Bercow, 'the best in honest and honourable opinions'

LISTEN Jon Holmes creates an advert for John Bercow

Jon Holmes and his team have created an advert for John Bercow, after he said Donald Trump should not speak in Parliament

The Big Debate on hours: 'If we get rid of hours, people will just go to back street time keepers'

The Big Debate on hours: 'If we get rid of hours, people will just go to back street time keepers'

'If we get rid of hours, people will just go to back street time keepers'

Today's Big Debate was about hours

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

The Big Debate on houses: 'The housing ladder should have 66 million rungs; one for every person in the country'

The Big Debate on houses: 'The housing ladder should have 66 million rungs, one for every person in the country'

'The housing ladder should have 66 million rungs; one for every person in UK'

Today's Big Debate was about houses

Jon pounced just after the 1pm news

Jon Holmes decides to tape Victoria Bourne to a chair

Jon Holmes decides to tape Victoria Bourne to a chair

Jon is never averse to a prank, as he showed by tying up his star newsreader shortly after the 1pm bulletin

Monday, February 6, 2017

Monday, February 6, 2017

The Big Debate on tyres:

The Big Debate on tyres: 'We should replace tyres with running cheetahs in Tupperware'

The Big Debate on tyres: 'Replace tyres with running cheetahs in Tupperware'

The Big Debate today was about tyres

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 40

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 40

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 40

Friday, February 3, 2017

Friday, February 3, 2017

Victoria Bourne and Alex Dibble went behind the story that's gripped the nation

Vegetable crisis: Victoria Bourne and Alex Dibble investigate the shocking story for Jon Holmes

Vegetable crisis: Victoria Bourne and Alex Dibble investigate the shocking story

There's a vegetable crisis sweeping the nation, so Jon sent not one, but two people to cover it

Joe Jury performs in session for Jon Holmes

Joe Jury performs in session for Jon Holmes

Joe Jury performs in session for Jon Holmes

The singer stopped by the studio to talk with Jon Holmes

The Big Debate on elbows: 'Trials in Sweden have replaced elbows with arses'

The Big Debate on elbows: 'Trials in Sweden have replaced elbows with arses'

'Trails in Sweden have replaced elbows with arses' - The Big Debate on elbows

Jon Holmes holds a Big Debate each day, and today it was on elbows

After Bowling Green Massacre claim, here’s some other fake news for Kellyanne Conway to invent

After Bowling Green Massacre, here’s some other fake news for Kellyanne Conway

Trump's top advisor recently claimed that two Iraqi refugees were responsible for a massacre which never happened. But why stop there?

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Moose moved from Wayne Rooney to Beyonce on talkRADIO today

talkSPORT's Moose moves from sports to showbiz and reads the celeb news with Jon Holmes

Craig David, Beyonce and One Direction - Showbiz news with talkSPORT's Moose

Ian Abrahams, better known as talkSPORT's Moose, joined Jon Holmes to give his the latest on the world of showbiz

The Big Debate on ladders: 'MPs have voted on Article 51, which is to get rid of ladders'

The Big Debate on ladders: 'MPs have voted on Article 51, which is to get rid of ladders'

The Big Debate on ladders: 'MPs have voted on Article 51, to get rid of ladders'

Today's Big Debate was about ladders

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Holidays, schools and maths – Caller Mark plays dead or alive

Holidays, schools and maths – Caller Mark plays dead or alive

Holidays, schools and maths – Caller Mark plays dead or alive

Jon Holmes invites a caller to his show each day, to see if they can complete his quiz

The Big Debate on cliffs: 'Everyone has the right to a cliff but young people can't even get on the cliff ladder'

The Big Debate on cliffs: 'Everyone has the right to a cliff but young people can't even get on the cliff ladder'

'Everyone has the right to a cliff but young people can' - The Big Debate

Jon Holmes invited two people to have a debate on cliffs

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Biology, America and meat - Caller Catherine plays band or burger

Biology, America and meat - Caller Catherine plays band or burger

Biology, America and meat - Caller Catherine plays band or burger

Caller Catherine played band or burger with Jon Holmes

'Theresa May is underestimating the public's strong feeling against Donald Trump's travel ban', says journalist

Theresa May is underestimating Britain's disgust at Donald Trump's travel ban, says journalist

'Theresa May underestimates the public's strong feeling against Donald Trump'

Thousands of people took to the streets in the UK yesterday, protesting against Donald Trump’s travel ban and calling on the Government to cancel his state visit to the UK

The Big Debate on fossils: 'Fossils are basically just flat packed dinosaurs'

The Big Debate on fossils: 'Fossils are basically just flat-packed dinosaurs'

The Big Debate on fossils: 'Fossils are basically just flat-packed dinosaurs'

Today's Big Debate was about fossils

Monday, January 30, 2017

Monday, January 30, 2017

The Big Debate on sound: 'Trump doesn't like the sound of foreign countries so he has banned all foreign sound'

The Big Debate on sound: 'Trump doesn't like the sound of foreign countries so he has banned all foreign sound'

'Trump doesn't like foreign countries' sounds so he's banned all foreign sound'

Today's Big Debate was about sound

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 39

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 39

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 39

Friday, January 27, 2017

Friday, January 27, 2017

Cordelia Gartside performs in sessions for Jon Holmes

Cordelia Gartside performs in the latest Jon Holmes busker session

Cordelia Gartside performs in the latest Jon Holmes busker session

The singer sang a cover of Merivale's 'A Better Deal' and her original song 'The Brighter Side'

The Big Debate on cheeks:

The Big Debate on cheeks: Cheeks are just a waste of face

The Big Debate on cheeks: Cheeks are just a waste of face

Jon Holmes held a debate on cheeks

Donald Trump, lunch and guest action - Caller Dan plays the end of the week quiz

Donald Trump, lunch and guest action - Caller Dan plays the end of the week quiz

Donald Trump, lunch and guest action - Caller Dan plays the end of the week quiz

At the end of each week, Jon Holmes likes to invite a listener to take part in a quiz about his show

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Madonna, Brangelina and the NTAs - It's the showbiz news with talkSPORT's Reece - unfinished

Madonna, Brangelina and the NTAs - It's the showbiz news with talkSPORT's Reece

Madonna, Brangelina and the NTAs - It's the showbiz news with talkSPORT's Reece

Jon Holmes loves to find out about the latest showbiz news, so invited talkSPORT's Reece to give him the low-down

'There will be strong eye contact' - Jon Holmes gets some first date tips for Theresa May and Donald Trump

'There will be strong eye contact' - Jon Holmes gets some first date tips for Theresa May and Donald Trump

Jon Holmes gets some first date tips for Theresa May and Donald Trump

Theresa May is set to meet Donald Trump tomorrow, so Jon Holmes thought he’d get some first date tips to help them through the meeting

The Big Debate on lakes: 'I want to see lakes banned because they harbour swans and have their own district'

The Big Debate on lakes: 'I want to see lakes banned because they harbour swans and have their own district'

'I want lakes banned because they harbour swans and have their own district'

Today's Big Debate was about lakes

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Actor Bill Milner joins Jon Holmes to discuss his new film iBoy

Actor Bill Milner joins Jon Holmes to discuss his new film iBoy

Actor Bill Milner joins Jon Holmes to discuss his new film iBoy

Actor Bill Milner joined Jon Holmes in the studio to discuss new film iBoy, which will be released on Netflix this month

The Big Debate on walking: 'The EU directive of course means human beings should only walk in the shape of a banana'

The Big Debate on walking: 'The EU directive of course means human beings should only walk in the shape of a banana'

'The EU directive means human beings should only walk in the shape of a banana'

Today's Big Debate was about walking

'Donald Trump looks like an egg' - Humpty Dumpty discusses the Mexico wall

'Donald Trump looks like an egg' - Humpty Dumpty discusses the Mexico wall

'Donald Trump looks like an egg' - Humpty Dumpty discusses the Mexico wall

After hearing about Donald Trump's wall, Jon Holmes thought he'd better get some information from a real wall expert

Monday, January 23, 2017

Monday, January 23, 2017

Comedian Chris Gethard on performing, Donald Trump and Morrissey

Comedian Chris Gethard on performing, Donald Trump and Morrissey

Comedian Chris Gethard on performing, Donald Trump and Morrissey

Comedian Chris Gethard is performing his show Career Suicide at the Soho Theatre from January 23 to February 4

'Kick out the brown toast, it gives you cancer' - Jon Holmes has a rant

'Kick out the brown toast, it gives you cancer' - Jon Holmes has a rant

Jon Holmes goes on a Trump-inspired rant about toast

Jon Holmes had a little bit of a rant on his show today, mainly centering around toast, after he was angered by a caller

The Big Debate on owls: 'If a owl eats a brown mouse, will that a owl get a owl cancer?'

The Big Debate on owls: 'If a owl eats a brown mouse, will that a owl get a owl cancer?'

Big Debate: 'If a owl eats a brown mouse, will that a owl get a owl cancer?'

Today's Big Debate was about owls

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 38

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 38

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 38

Friday, January 20, 2017

Friday, January 20, 2017

Donald Trump Inauguration: Jon Holmes get the latest updates from US correspondent Bernard Rush

Donald Trump Inauguration: Jon Holmes get the latest updates from US correspondent Bernard Rush

Donald Trump Inauguration: Jon Holmes get the latest updates from US reporter

Our presenter spoke to Bernard Rush, who was 'live' from the ground in Washington D.C.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Donald Trump, Big Brother and the Kardashians - It's the showbiz news with talkSPORT's Reece

Donald Trump, Big Brother and the Kardashians - It's the showbiz news with talkSPORT's Reece

Donald Trump, Big Brother and the Kardashians - It's the showbiz news

Jon Holmes believes it’s important to find out about the world of showbiz news, so invited talkSPORT’s Reece to tell him all about it

After a mix up, Jon Holmes finds out more about Doctor Who's Davros

After a mix-up, Jon Holmes finds out more about Doctor Who's Davros

After a mix-up, Jon Holmes finds out more about Doctor Who's Davros

Jon Holmes wanted to find out more about Theresa May's speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos, however that didn't quite happen

The Big Debate on coughing:

The Big Debate on coughing: 'I'd never cough on a fly'

The Big Debate on coughing: 'I'd never cough on a fly'

Today's Big Debate was about coughing

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Richard Gadd on his comedy show Monkey See Monkey Do

Richard Gadd on his comedy show Monkey See Monkey Do

Richard Gadd on his comedy show Monkey See Monkey Do

The comedian popped by the studio for a chat with Jon Holmes

The Big Debate on pregnancy:

The Big Debate on pregnancy: 'Now we're out of the EU, the law preventing men becoming pregnant will be abolished'

'Now we're out of the EU, laws preventing male pregnancy will be abolished'

Today's Big Debate was about pregnancy

Jon Holmes challenges Toria to play Dead or Alive

Jon Holmes challenges Toria to play Dead or Alive

Jon Holmes challenges Toria to play Dead or Alive

Toria had the chance to win some meat

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Comedian Suzi Ruffell on being working class, women and kicking off a show

Comedian Suzi Ruffell on being working-class, women and kicking off a show

Comedian Suzi Ruffell on being working-class, women and kicking off a show

Comedian Suzi Ruffell joined Jon Holmes to discuss her new show Common

The Big Debate on teeth: 'Teeth are the stalactites and stalagmites of the mouth, discovered by early mouth explorers'

Teeth are the mouth's stalactites and stalagmites, discovered by early explorers

Today's Big Debate was about teeth

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