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, July 3, 2017

Monday, July 3, 2017

The Big Debate on steam: 'Immigrants are using giant kettles to steam open borders'

The Big Debate on steam: 'Immigrants are using giant kettles to steam open borders'

'Immigrants are using giant kettles to steam open borders' - The Big Debate

Today's big debate was on steam

Friday, June 30, 2017

Friday, June 30, 2017

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 58

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 58

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 58

The Big Debate on snapping: 'You can now get Snapchat, crackle and pop, it's cereal that disappears after 10 seconds'

The Big Debate on snapping: 'You can now get Snapchat, crackle and pop, it's cereal that disappears after 10 seconds'

'You can now get Snapchat, crackle and pop' - The Big Debate on snapping

Today Jon Holmes held a debate on snapping

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Thursday, June 29, 2017

The Big Debate on heads: 'The head is basically the body's lid'

The Big Debate on heads: 'The head is basically the body's lid'

'The head is basically the body's lid' - The Big Debate on heads

Today's Big Debate was about heads

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The Big Debate on fields: 'The price of fields has gone up because we have to import them from abroad'

The Big Debate on fields: 'The price of fields has gone up because we have to import them from abroad'

'The price of fields has gone up because we now import them' - The Big Debate

Today Jon Holmes held a big debate on fields

Monday, June 26, 2017

Monday, June 26, 2017

The Big Debate on talking: 'Should the Brexit negotiations be conducted in charades?'

The Big Debate on talking: 'Should the Brexit negotiations be conducted in charades?'

Big Debate: 'Should the Brexit negotiations be conducted in charades?'

The Big Debate was about talking today

Friday, June 23, 2017

Friday, June 23, 2017

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 57

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 57

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 57

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 57

The Big Debate on vowels: 'In Sweden, they've trained voles to pull vowels out of words using Volvos'

The Big Debate on vowels: 'In Sweden, they've trained voles to pull vowels out of words using Volvos'

'In Sweden, they've trained voles to pull vowels out of words' - The Big Debate

Today's Big Debate was about vowels

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Thursday, June 22, 2017

The Big Debate on pomp: 'How much pomp could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck pomp?'

The Big Debate on pomp: 'How much pomp could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck pomp?'

'How much pomp could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck pomp?'

The Big Debate today was about pomp

James Murray 'Murr' on Impractical Jokers and The Tenderloins tour

James 'Murr' Murray on Impractical Jokers and The Tenderloins tour

James 'Murr' Murray on Impractical Jokers and The Tenderloins tour

The star of the American hidden camera show swung by the studio to chat to our host

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The Big Debate on weight: 'Sweden have got rid of weight and it stopped childhood obesity'

The Big Debate on weight: 'Sweden have got rid of weight and it stopped childhood obesity'

The Big Debate: 'Sweden have got rid of weight and it stopped childhood obesity'

The Big Debate was about weight today

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The Big Debate on the sun: 'Regarding Brexit, Britain should negotiate for more sunshine from Europe in the deal'

The Big Debate on the sun: 'Regarding Brexit, Britain should negotiate for more sunshine from Europe in the deal'

'Regarding Brexit, Britain should negotiate for more sunshine from Europe'

The Big Debate was about the sun today

Monday, June 19, 2017

Monday, June 19, 2017

The Big Debate on sweating: 'Sweating is the bodies air conditioning, so should we make offices out of skin?'

The Big Debate on sweating: 'Sweating is the bodies air conditioning, so should we make offices out of skin?'

'Should we make offices out of skin?' - The Big Debate on sweating

Today Jon Holmes held a Big Debate on sweating

Comedian Bill Bailey on Jeremy Corbyn, Glastonbury and his charity walk for Cancer Research

Comedian Bill Bailey on Jeremy Corbyn, Glastonbury and his charity walk for Cancer Research UK

Bill Bailey on Jeremy Corbyn, Glasto and his charity walk

Bill Bailey will walk the Ridgeway in July in aid of Cancer Research as part of Stand Up to Cancer

Friday, June 16, 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 56

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 56

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 56

The Big Debate on cooking: 'You need to poke a vegan to make sure the juices run clear'

The Big Debate on cooking: 'You need to poke a vegan to make sure the juices run clear'

'You need to poke a vegan to make sure the juices run clear' - The Big Debate

Today's Big Debate was on cooking

'Theresa May will be forced to visit Grenfell Tower again and talk to residents as her first visit was dreadful', says former Labour advisor

'Theresa May will be forced to visit Grenfell Tower again because her first visit was so bad', says former Labour advisor

'Theresa May will be forced to visit Grenfell Tower again and talk to residents'

Many were angered by Theresa May's visit to Grenfell Tower as she did not talk to the residents

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

'Tim Farron couldn’t commit himself in either direction' - Lembit Opik comments on former Lib Dem Leader's resignation

'Tim Farron couldn’t commit himself on gay issue': Lembit Opik on former Lib Dem leader's resignation

Lembit Opik says Tim Farron 'couldn't commit himself on gay issue'

The former MP for Montgomeryshire told Jon Holmes the former couldn't decide where he stood in relation to the homosexuality questions

'The spirit of Londoners is what brought the community around Grenfell Tower together', says volunteer

Grenfell Tower: 'GCSE student escaped from 13th floor and sat exam in the same clothes'

'GCSE student escaped from 13th floor and sat exam in the same clothes'

A-Level student Rory Walsh helped survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire through the night, despite having an exam in the morning

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

'Grenfell Tower fire wouldn't have happened if recommendations from Fire Safety and Rescue Group had been acted upon'

Grenfell Tower fire wouldn't have happened if our recommendations had been acted on, says chair of MPs' fire safety group

'Fire wouldn't have happened if our recommendations had been acted on'

MP David Amess says all fires in homes, tower blocks and offices can be avoided if there are sensible precautions in place

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

The Big Debate on roots: 'Without Rooters how would trees connect to the internet?'

The Big Debate on roots: 'Without Rooters how would trees connect to the internet?'

The Big Debate: 'Without Rooters how would trees connect to the internet'

The Big Debate was about roots today

Monday, June 12, 2017

Monday, June 12, 2017

The Big Debate on nudity: 'Should we clothe babies in the womb?'

The Big Debate on nudity: 'Should we clothe babies in the womb?'

The Big Debate on nudity: 'Should we clothe babies in the womb?'

The Big Debate was on nudity today

Friday, June 9, 2017

Friday, June 9, 2017

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 55 - Election Special

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 55 - Election Special

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 55 - Election Special

The Big Debate on standing: 'we need standing to understand something'

The Big Debate on standing: 'we need standing to understand something'

The Big Debate on standing: 'we need standing to understand something'

The Big Debate was about standing today

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Thursday, June 8, 2017

The Big Debate on spelling: 'There are more spell checks now due to heightened security'

The Big Debate on spelling: 'There are more spell checks now due to heightened security'

Big Debate: 'There are more spell checks now due to heightened security'

The Big Debate was about spelling today

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Magnus has appeared for all major parties during his career but is now independent, saying he is steadfastly committed to serving the public (and making money)

LISTEN: Car-crash interview as election candidate Magnus Turner forgets name of his constituency

Election candidate Magnus Turner forgets name of his constituency

When talking to Jon Holmes, Magnus Turner fails to name which constituency he is contesting in the General Election

The Big Debate on coconuts: 'Theresa May ran through fields of coconuts'

The Big Debate on coconuts: 'Theresa May ran through fields of coconuts'

The Big Debate on coconuts: 'Theresa May ran through fields of coconuts'

The Big Debate was about coconuts today

Friday, May 26, 2017

Friday, May 26, 2017

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 54

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 54

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 54

The Big Debate on feathers: 'If you pluck a bustard it's a human underneath'

The Big Debate on feathers: 'If you pluck a bustard it's a human underneath'

'If you pluck a bustard it's a human underneath' - The Big Debate on feathers

Jon Holmes loves to hold a good debate so today he asked listeners to discuss the issue of feathers

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Thursday, May 25, 2017

The Big Debate on stalls: 'Get Your bridges! I've got a bag of bridges! Cantilever Bridges £10 a sack!'

The Big Debate on stalls: 'Get Your bridges! I've got a bag of bridges! Cantilever Bridges £10 a sack!'

'Get your bridges! I've got a bag of bridges! Cantilever Bridges £10 a sack!'

The Big Debate was about stalls today

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The Big Debate on Miles: 'It's hard to put a number on Miles'

The Big Debate on Miles: 'It's hard to put a number on Miles'

The Big Debate on Miles: 'It's hard to put a number on Miles'

The Big Debate today was about miles

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

'Security at Manchester Arena at the end of the concert was poor', says eyewitness

'Security at Manchester Arena at the end of the concert was poor', says eyewitness

'Security at Manchester Arena at the end of the concert was poor'

A suicide bomber attacked Manchester Arena last night and an eyewitness believes there was little security at the end of the concert

'We are in a state of war with terrorists, we must be on our guard', says security specialist

'We are in a state of war with terrorists, we must be on our guard', says security specialist

'We are in a state of war with terrorists, we must be on our guard'

David McAtamney tells Jon Holmes that concerts children attend have a different dynamic to those attended by adults

Monday, May 22, 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

The Big Debate on hooves: 'There's now a hoover that sucks off animals' hooves humanely

The Big Debate on hooves: 'There's now a hoover that sucks off animals' hooves humanely'

Big Debate: 'There's now a hoover that sucks off animals' hooves humanely'

The Big Debate today was about hooves

Salt-N-Pepa on Push It, the I Love The 90s tour, and hanging out with Coolio in bowling alleys

Salt-N-Pepa on Push It, the I Love The 90s tour, and hanging out with Coolio in bowling alleys

Salt-N-Pepa on Push It, the I Love The 90s tour, and hanging out with Coolio

The hip hop group popped by the studio for a chat with Jon Holmes

Friday, May 19, 2017

Friday, May 19, 2017

Actor Charlie Hunnam on films, aspirations and King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Actor Charlie Hunnam on films, aspirations and King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Actor Charlie Hunnam on films, aspirations and King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Charlie Hunnam tells Jon Holmes the most important part of acting in films is working with directors you admire and respect

The Big Debate on udders: 'A cow was thrown out of a supermarket for udder feeding in public'

The Big Debate on udders: 'A cow was thrown out of a supermarket for udder feeding in public'

Big Debate: 'A cow was thrown out of a supermarket for udder feeding in public'

The Big Debate today was about udders

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 53

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 53

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 53

Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

The Big Debate on pages: 'Elaine Paige is one of our most flammable singers'

'Elaine Paige is one of our most flammable singers' - The Big Debate on pages

Today Jon Holmes held a debate on pages

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Thursday, May 11, 2017

The Big Debate on breathing: 'If everyone stopped breathing, we would end up with a mountain of lungs'

The Big Debate on breathing: 'If everyone stopped breathing, we would end up with a mountain of lungs'

'If everyone stopped breathing, we would end up with a mountain of lungs'

The Big Debate today was about breathing

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The Big Debate on bins: 'If you did bin bins, what would you bin a bin in? Bin Laden?'

The Big Debate on bins: 'If you did bin bins, what would you bin a bin in? Bin Laden?'

The Big Debate: 'If you did bin bins, what would you bin a bin in? Bin Laden?'

The Big Debate today was about bins

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 52

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 52

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 52

Friday, April 28, 2017

Friday, April 28, 2017

The Big Debate on veins: 'There are children these days sitting behind skips sniffing veins'

The Big Debate on veins: 'There are children these days sitting behind skips sniffing veins'

The Big Debate on veins: 'There are children these days sniffing veins'

Today's Big Debate was about veins

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017

The Big Debate on sheep: 'It's not been the same since they closed the Glasgow sheep mines'

The Big Debate on sheep: 'It's not been the same since they closed the Glasgow sheep mines'

Big Debate: 'It's not been the same since they closed the Glasgow sheep mines'

The Big Debate was about sheep today

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The Big Debate on balance: 'There are young people today who can't get on the bouncy castle ladder'

The Big Debate on balance: 'There are young people today who can't get on the bouncy castle ladder'

'There are young people today who can't get on the bouncy castle ladder'

The Big Debate was about balance today

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The Big Debate on sharks: 'Tim Farron from the Liberal Democrats doesn't want gay sharks to marry'

The Big Debate on sharks: 'Tim Farron from the Liberal Democrats doesn't want gay sharks to marry'

'Tim Farron from the Liberal Democrats doesn't want gay sharks to marry'

The Big Debate was about sharks today

Monday, April 24, 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017

The Big Debate on running: 'I'd like to get in a bath with Tom Jones, Jon, Bon Jovi and you'

The Big Debate on running: 'I'd like to get in a bath with Tom Jones, Jon, Bon Jovi and you'

The Big Debate on running: 'I'd like to get in a bath with Tom Jones'

The Big Debate today was about running

Friday, April 21, 2017

Friday, April 21, 2017

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 51

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 51

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 51

The Big Debate on Fists: 'If you had your fists removed, you'd get into a bout of stumpicuffs'

The Big Debate on Fists: 'If you had your fists removed, you'd get into a bout of stumpicuffs'

'If you had your fists removed, you'd get into a bout of stumpicuffs'

The Big Debate was about fists today

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017

The Big Debate on bolts: 'As Michael Bolton says, how can we be lovers if we can't be friends?'

The Big Debate on bolts: 'As Michael Bolton says, how can we be lovers if we can't be friends?'

'As Michael Bolton says, how can we be lovers if we can't be friends?'

The Big Debate was about bolts today

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The Big Debate on crushing: 'What should a saboteur be instead? Crushed?'

The Big Debate on crushing: 'What should a saboteur be instead? Crushed?'

The Big Debate on crushing: 'What should a saboteur be instead? Crushed?'

The Big Debate was about crushing today

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

The Big Debate on bricks: 'Do we want to go back to the Victorian times when houses were made out of poor children?'

The Big Debate on bricks: 'Do we want to go back to the Victorian times when houses were made out of poor children?'

'Do we want to go back to Victorian times when houses were made from children?'

The Big Debate today was about bricks

Early election: 'Theresa May's broken promise raises the issue of trust in politicians', says UKIP's Jonathan Arnott

Early election: Theresa May is giving politicians a bad name, says UKIP's Jonathan Arnott

Theresa May is giving politicians a bad name, says UKIP MEP

Theresa May has called a snap general election and whilst Jonathan Arnott welcomes the news, he also thinks it gives politicians bad press

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Friday, April 14, 2017

Friday, April 14, 2017

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 50

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 50

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 50

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