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, January 13, 2017

Friday, January 13, 2017

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 37

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 37

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 37

Jenny and David light up Busker Sessions with Jon Holmes

Jenny and David light up Busker Sessions with Jon Holmes

Jenny and David light up Busker Sessions with Jon Holmes

The French duo performed a cover of Sting's Englishman in New York and Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah

'Tristram Hunt has missed the point of how to celebrate Friday the 13th', says Jon Holmes

'Tristram Hunt doesn't quite get Friday the 13th', says Jon Holmes

'Tristram Hunt doesn't quite get Friday the 13th', says Jon Holmes

Jon Holmes opened his show with a discussion about the snow, the BBC's fake news department and Labour MP Tristram Hunt resigning

LISTEN: M Night Shyamalan rips into Jon Holmes for being unable to pronounce his name

LISTEN: M Night Shyamalan rips into Jon Holmes for being unable to pronounce his name

M Night Shyamalan rips into Jon Holmes for being unable to pronounce his name

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Jon Holmes thanks Rachel Stevens on behalf of men for making them touch their testicles

Jon Holmes thanks Rachel Stevens on behalf of men for making them touch their testicles

Jon Holmes thanks Rachel Stevens for making men touch their testicles

Rachel Stevens, from former pop group S Club 7 joined Jon Holmes in the talkRADIO studio

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Thursday, January 12, 2017

The Big Debate on clapping: 'Clapham got its name when people used to clap ham together'

The Big Debate on clapping: 'Clapham got its name when people used to clap ham together'

The Big Debate: 'Clapham got its name when people used to clap ham together'

Today's Big Debate was about clapping

'It's entertaining to watch news outlets describe what Donald Trump may or may not have done', says Jon Holmes

Why would Trump ask hookers to wee on the bed when Obama wasn't in it, asks Jon Holmes

'Why would Trump ask hookers to wee on the bed when Obama wasn't in it?'

Jon Holmes discussed a dossier which supposedly includes the alleged use of Russian prostitutes by Donald Trump

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

The Big Debate on urine: 'underground urine enthusiasts should eat compulsory asparagus so we can smell them hiding'

The Big Debate on urine: 'Underground urine enthusiasts should eat compulsory asparagus so we can smell them hiding'

Underground urine enthusiasts should eat asparagus so we can smell them hiding'

Today's Big Debate was about urine

After the Donald Trump allegations, Jon Holmes finds out how to remove urine from a mattress

After the Donald Trump allegations, Jon Holmes finds out how to remove urine from a mattress

After the Donald Trump allegations, Jon Holmes finds out how to remove urine

Claims have been made that Russians are compiling a dossier of damaging information about Donald Trump

'Once Donald Trump nukes something next week that will be the talking point', says Jon Holmes

'Once Donald Trump nukes something next week, that will be the talking point' says Jon Holmes

'Once Donald Trump nukes something that will be the talking point'

Jon Holmes opened his show today with an interesting discussion about claims that Russian is compiling a dossier of damaging information about Donald Trump

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

The Big Debate on pushing: 'If you get rid of pushing what would drug pushers do?'

The Big Debate on pushing: 'If you get rid of pushing what would drug pushers do?'

Big Debate on pushing: 'If you get rid of pushing what would drug pushers do?'

Today's Big Debate was about pushing

'There’s a perverse incentive in the A&E system, of the money following the patient', says doctor

Foreign patients should pay to use the NHS, says doctor

Foreign patients should pay to use the NHS, says doctor

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has claimed that patients visiting A&E with less serious problems may no longer be guaranteed to be seen within four hours

Jon Holmes promises to provide 'comfort and entertainment' to listeners

Jon Holmes says Martin McGuinness could appear on Strictly after political resignation

Jon Holmes says Martin McGuinness could appear on Strictly

Today Jon Holmes opened his show with a promise to provide 'comfort and entertainment,' as he tried out 'self-righteous twaddle'

Monday, January 9, 2017

Monday, January 9, 2017

The Big Debate on waves: 'In many parts of Wales, a wave can be seen as a threat'

The Big Debate on waves: 'In many parts of Wales, a wave can be seen as a threat'

Big Debate on waves: 'In many parts of Wales, a wave can be seen as a threat'

Today's Big Debate was about waves

Friday, January 6, 2017

Friday, January 6, 2017

Billy Hayes opens the New Year Busker Sessions

Billy Hayes opens the New Year Busker Sessions

The singer performed his original song 'My Sweet Eliza' and Jimi Hendrix's 'Voodoo Child' for Jon Holmes

'There are trials in Sweden where they are stopping and searching echoes' - The Big Debate on echoes

'There are trials in Sweden where they are stopping and searching echoes' - The Big Debate on echoes

The Big Debate on echoes: 'They are stopping and searching echoes in Sweden'

Jon Holmes held a debate on echoes

'We'd like to keep English people out' - Jon Holmes finds out about Welsh immigration

Jon Holmes hears about Wales First and their plans to keep English people out

Jon Holmes hears about Wales First and their plans to keep English people out

A group of MPs has said immigration rules tailored to Wales could build confidence in the system, so Jon Holmes found out more

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Thursday, January 5, 2017

The Big Debate on soil: 'You can’t grow plants in Rita Ora, but you can’t grow them in concrete either'

The Big Debate on soil: 'You can’t grow plants in Rita Ora, but you can’t grow them in concrete either'

'You can’t grow plants in Rita Ora, but you can’t grow them in concrete either'

Today's Big Debate was about soil

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

'Every time I see a cat I go into a puddle of goo' - Jon Holmes meets the woman who married her cats

To celebrate Fat Cat Wednesday, Jon Holmes chats to the woman who married her own cats

Jon Holmes meets the woman who married her two cats

Jon Holmes found out more about so-called fat cats, from the woman who married her own moggies

The Big Debate on January: 'In Sweden, they're running trials where they flatpack January'

The Big Debate on January: 'In Sweden, they're running trials where they flatpack January'

Big Debate: 'In Sweden, they're running trials where they flatpack January'

Today's Big Debate was about January

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

The Big Debate on lips: 'The first ever lips were worn by Queen Victoria as a fashion item'

The Big Debate on lips: 'The first-ever lips were worn by Queen Victoria as a fashion item'

Big Debate: 'The first-ever lips were worn by Queen Victoria as a fashion item'

Today's Big Debate was about lips

Friday, December 23, 2016

Friday, December 23, 2016

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 35

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 35

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 35

Howard Hughes reads an alternative version of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas

Howard Hughes reads an alternative version of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas

Howard Hughes reads an alternative version of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas

Jon Holmes invited Howard Hughes to read an alternative version of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas

Christmas shopping, drinking and rhymes - Caller Hebe plays the End of the Week Quiz

Christmas shopping, drinking and rhymes - Caller Hebe plays the End of the Week Quiz

Shopping, drinking and rhymes - Caller Hebe plays the End of the Week Quiz

Each week Jon Holmes asks a listener to answer questions about his show

The Big Debate on trimmings: 'The Lady was not for Trimming'

The Big Debate on trimmings: 'The Lady was not for Trimming'

'The Lady was not for Trimming' - The Big Debate on trimmings

Jon Holmes likes to have a big debate each day, today it was on trimmings

'The build up's better really and then it's all over too quickly' - Jon Holmes sends a Christmas message

'Christmas is like sex: The build-up's great but it's all over too quickly' - Jon Holmes sends a festive message

'It's all over too quickly' - Jon Holmes' Christmas message

Jon Holmes has filmed a Christmas message for talkRADIO listeners

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Kanye West, Katie Price and Rita Ora - It's the showbiz news with talkSPORT's Reece

Kanye West, Katie Price and Rita Ora - It's the showbiz news with talkSPORT's Reece

Kanye West, Katie Price and Rita Ora - It's the showbiz news

Jon Holmes invites talkSPORT's Reece to tell him more about the showbiz news

The Big Debate on wind:

The Big Debate on wind: 'What about wind farms, where they keep wind in cages?'

The Big Debate on wind: 'What about wind farms, where they keep wind in cages?'

Today's Big Debate was about wind

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Turkey, hangovers and Katie Price - Caller James plays Dead or Alive

Turkey, hangovers and Katie Price - Caller James plays Dead or Alive

Turkey, hangovers and Katie Price - Caller James plays Dead or Alive

Jon Holmes likes to give his listeners the chance to win some meat, today James tried to win a turkey

Jon Holmes finds out more about the advert that appears to mock vegans

Jon Holmes finds out more about the advert that appears to mock vegans

Jon Holmes finds out more about the advert that appears to mock vegans

A TV advert created by Motta for the Italian cake Panettone has caused a backlash as it appears to make fun at people who don't eat it

The Big Debate on boxes: 'If you get rid of boxes, people in Sweden will be surrounded by severed ears'

The Big Debate on boxes: 'If you get rid of boxes, people in Sweden will be surrounded by severed ears'

'If you get rid of boxes, people in Sweden will be surrounded by severed ears'

Today's Big Debate asked if we still need boxes

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Director Richard Kelly on 4K, Mad World and Donnie Darko

Director Richard Kelly on Jake Gyllenhaal, Mad World and Donnie Darko

Director Richard Kelly on Jake Gyllenhaal, Mad World and Donnie Darko

Film director Richard Kelly joined Jon Holmes to chat about his amazing career

The Big Debate on roofs: 'Have you ever seen a roof melt down the side of a house?'

The Big Debate on roofs: 'Have you ever seen a roof melt down the side of a house?'

Big Debate on roofs: 'Have you ever seen a roof melt down the side of a house?'

Today's Big Debate asked if we still need roofs

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 34

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 34

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 34

Monday, December 19, 2016

Monday, December 19, 2016

The Big Debate on films: 'In Sweden they have scenes from films on gravlax'

The Big Debate on films: 'In Sweden they have scenes from films on gravlax'

The Big Debate on films: 'In Sweden they have scenes from films on gravlax'

Today's Big Debate was about films

The Jingle Chicks choir perform alternative Christmas carols about 2016 - unfinished

The Jingle Chicks choir perform alternative Christmas carols about 2016

The Jingle Chicks choir perform alternative Christmas carols about 2016

The Jingle Chicks choir joined Jon Holmes and performed some lovely Christmas carols in the studio, except they weren't quite what you'd call traditional

Friday, December 16, 2016

Friday, December 16, 2016

BONUS Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Christmas Party Special

BONUS Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Christmas Party Special

BONUS Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Christmas Party Special

Emily Lee performs in Busker Sessions

Emily Lee performs in Busker Sessions for Jon Holmes

Emily Lee performs in Busker Sessions for Jon Holmes

The singer-songwriter performed Walking In The Air from The Snowman and her original song Here It Goes

The Big Debate on pens: 'Anyone can go on line and learn how to build a pen'

The Big Debate on pens: 'Anyone can go online and learn how to build a pen'

'Anyone can go online and learn how to build a pen' - The Big Debate on pens

Jon Holmes' Big Debate today was on pens

Bread, showbiz and the nativity - It's the End of the Week Quiz

Bread, showbiz and the nativity - It's the End of the Week Quiz

Bread, showbiz and the nativity - It's the End of the Week Quiz

Jon Holmes invites listeners on air to take part in his End of the Week Quiz to see how well they've been listening

Rupert Evans on The Man in the High Castle and his past roles

Rupert Evans on The Man in the High Castle and his past roles

Rupert Evans on The Man in the High Castle and his past roles

The actor popped by the studios for a chat with Jon Holmes

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Dogs, Donald Trump and Peter Stringfellow - It's the showbiz review with talkSPORT Reece

Donald Trump, Peter Stringfellow and X Factor - It's the showbiz review with talkSPORT's Reece

Donald Trump, Peter Stringfellow and X Factor - It's the showbiz review

talkSPORT's Reece popped into the talkRADIO studio to give Jon Holmes the latest showbiz news

The Big Debate on belts: 'Is Belt warming man made or cyclical?'

The Big Debate on belts: 'Is Belt warming man-made or cyclical?'

The Big Debate on belts: 'Is Belt warming man-made or cyclical?'

Today's Big Debate asked if we still need belts

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Jon Holmes invites his daughters on air to talk about their nativity play

Jon Holmes invites his daughters on air to talk about their nativity play

Jon Holmes invites his daughters on air to talk about their nativity play

Unfortunately Jon Holmes was not able to attend his daughter's nativity play today as it clashed with his show, so he invited them on air instead

The Thinking Drinkers reveal more about their show Around the World in 80 Drinks

The Thinking Drinkers reveal more about their show Around the World in 80 Drinks

The Thinking Drinkers reveal more about their show Around the World in 80 Drinks

Ben McFarland and Tom Sandham, known as the Thinking Drinkers, joined Jon Holmes

The Big Debate on toys: 'Theresa May wore those trousers made of Lego'

The Big Debate on toys: 'Theresa May wore those trousers made of Lego'

The Big Debate on toys: 'Theresa May wore those trousers made of Lego'

Today's Big Debate was about toys

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Christmas shopping, jumpers and music - Caller Hannah plays Band or Santa's Elves

Christmas shopping, jumpers and music - Caller Hannah plays Band or Santa's Elves

Christmas, jumpers and music - Caller Hannah plays Band or Santa's Elves

Jon Holmes invited caller Hannah on air to play Band or Santa's Elves to try and win a Christmas pudding

The Big Debate on bread: 'I'm going to climb into a cheese toastie with jesus and get all gooey'

The Big Debate on bread: 'I'm going to climb into a cheese toastie with jesus and get all gooey'

'I'm going to climb into a cheese toastie with jesus and get all gooey'

Today's Big Debate was about bread

Comedian Pippa Evans reveals more about 'Yule Rock'

Comedian Pippa Evans reveals more about 'Yule Rock'

Comedian Pippa Evans reveals more about 'Yule Rock'

Yule Rock is a sing-along held by the Sunday Assembly, it will take place on Saturday in London at Westminster Central Hall

Monday, December 12, 2016

Monday, December 12, 2016

The Big Debate on coats: 'You'll remember the riots in 1980's when Margaret Thatcher closed all the coat mines'

The Big Debate on coats: 'You'll remember the riots in the 1980s when Margaret Thatcher closed all the coat mines'

'Remember when Margaret Thatcher closed all the coat mines?'

Today's Big Debate was on coats

Stephen K Amos on touring, the Edinburgh Fringe and meeting the Royal family

Stephen K Amos on touring, the Edinburgh Fringe and meeting the Royal Family

Stephen K Amos on touring, the Edinburgh Fringe and meeting the Royal Family

Stephen K Amos joined Jon Holmes and to chat about touring, the Edinburgh Fringe and his career

Andy Zaltzman on Theresa May's leather trousers, his new show and upcoming tour

Andy Zaltzman on Theresa May's leather trousers, his new show and upcoming tour

Andy Zaltzman on Theresa May's leather trousers, his new show and upcoming tour

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

Friday, December 9, 2016

Friday, December 9, 2016

Rosie Blackaller performs in Busker Sessions for Jon Holmes

Rosie Blackaller performs in Busker Sessions for Jon Holmes

Rosie Blackaller performs in Busker Sessions for Jon Holmes

The singer performed her original song Names In Stone and a cover of Flight Facilities' Crave You

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 33

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 33

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 33

The Big Debate on trees: 'We voted to get rid of trees in Trexit and you’re a Tremoaner'

The Big Debate on trees: 'We voted to get rid of trees in Trexit and you’re a Tremoaner'

'We voted to get rid of trees in Trexit' - The Big Debate on trees

Jon Holmes invited two people to debate a very important arboreal issue

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