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, December 12, 2016

Monday, December 12, 2016

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

Actor Sam Barnett on auditions, Elijah Wood, and Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

Actor Sam Barnett on auditions, Elijah Wood, and Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

Actor Sam Barnett on auditions, Elijah Wood, and Dirk Gently

Actor Sam Barnett joined Jon Holmes and revealed more about current TV series Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Thursday, December 8, 2016

LISTEN: The Big Debate on safety

The Big Debate on safety: 'I'm drawing a line on paper made from dynamite'

The Big Debate on safety: 'I'm drawing a line on paper made from dynamite'

Today's Big Debate asked if we still need safety

Pregnancy, engagements and Martin Roberts - It's the showbiz review with talkSPORT's Reece

Pregnancy, engagements and Martin Roberts - It's the showbiz review with talkSPORT Reece

It's the showbiz review with talkSPORT's Reece on the Jon Holmes show

Reece has no knowledge of, or interest in showbiz, but told Jon the latest news anyway

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Chicken, smoking and offices - Jon Holmes invites caller Harry to play Dead or Alive

Chicken, smoking and offices - Jon Holmes invites caller Harry to play Dead or Alive

Jon Holmes invites caller Harry to play Dead or Alive

Jon Holmes invited caller Harry on air to play Dead or Alive

The Big Debate on the south: 'Sausage Wheat will bring vegans and meat eaters together'

The Big Debate on the south: 'Sausage Wheat will bring vegans and meat eaters together'

Big Debate: 'Sausage Wheat will bring vegans and meat eaters together'

Today's Big Debate asked if we still need the south.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Buses, gyms and beef - Jon Holmes invites caller Izzy to play Band or Robot

Buses, gyms and beef - Jon Holmes invites caller Izzy to play Band or Robot

Buses, gyms and beef - Jon Holmes invites caller Izzy to play Band or Robot

Jon Holmes invited Izzy on air to see if she could win some meat

The Big Debate on emergencies: 'Accident and Emergencies are run as two separate companies'

The Big Debate on emergencies: 'Accident and Emergencies are run as two separate companies'

'Accident and Emergencies are run as two separate companies'

Today's Big Debate was about emergencies

Monday, December 5, 2016

Monday, December 5, 2016

Joe Lycett on his new DVD, book, and the Royal Variety Performance

Joe Lycett on his new DVD, book, and the Royal Variety Performance

Joe Lycett on his new DVD, book, and the Royal Variety Performance

Joe Lycett swung by the studio for a chat with Jon Holmes

Christmas, doughnuts and wreaths - Comedian Ellie Taylor joins Jon Holmes

Christmas, doughnuts and wreaths - Comedian Ellie Taylor joins Jon Holmes

Christmas, doughnuts and wreaths - Comedian Ellie Taylor joins Jon Holmes

Comedian Ellie Taylor joined Jon Holmes, they discussed Christmas and her upcoming shows

The Big Debate on plates: 'Times are different now, people aren't allowed to dress as plates'

The Big Debate on plates: 'Times are different now, people aren't allowed to dress as plates'

'Times are different now, people aren't allowed to dress as plates'

Today's Big Debate was about plates

Friday, December 2, 2016

Friday, December 2, 2016

Busker Connor Jaymes performs live for Jon Holmes

Busker Connor Jaymes performs live for Jon Holmes

Busker Connor Jaymes performs live for Jon Holmes

He sang his original song Work It Out and a cover of Bruno Mars' Treasure

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 32

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 32

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 32

The Big Debate on tears: 'What about tears of a clown? Because they cry knives'

The Big Debate on tears: 'What about tears of a clown? Because they cry knives'

The Big Debate on tears: 'What about tears of a clown? Because they cry knives'

Jon Holmes invited two people to have a debate on tears

Ed Balls, Josh Widdicombe and Alan Davies - The End of the Week Quiz

Ed Balls, Josh Widdicombe and Alan Davies: The End of the Week Quiz

Ed Balls, Josh Widdicombe and Alan Davies: The End of the Week Quiz

Each week Jon Holmes invites a listener to come on air and test their knowledge of the Jon Holmes show

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Thursday, December 1, 2016

The Big Debate on full stops: 'Should we speak punctuation out loud question mark'

The Big Debate on full stops: 'Should we speak punctuation out loud question mark'

Big Debate on full stops: 'Should we speak punctuation out loud question mark'

Today's Big Debate asked if we still need full stops

Alan Davies on QI, Jonathan Creek and his new DVD

Alan Davies on QI, Jonathan Creek and his new DVD

Alan Davies on QI, Jonathan Creek and his new DVD

Alan Davies joined Jon Holmes and revealed more about filming for TV and performing stand-up

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Josh Widdicombe completes a special task set by Jon Holmes' team

Josh Widdicombe given a special task by Jon Holmes' team - but did he complete it?

Josh Widdicombe given a special task by Jon Holmes' team - could he complete it?

Jon Holmes and his team set Josh Widdicombe a special task to carry out in his next interview

The Big Debate on spines: 'tough on spines, tough on the causes of spines'

The Big Debate on spines: 'tough on spines, tough on the causes of spines'

The Big Debate on spines: 'tough on spines, tough on the causes of spines'

Today's Big Debate asked if we needed spines

Joe Stilgoe on his upcoming tour and his Big Band

Joe Stilgoe on his upcoming UK tour, his Big Band, and his special sound

Joe Stilgoe on his upcoming UK tour, his Big Band, and his special sound

The singer, pianist, and songwriter swung by the studio for a chat with Jon Holmes

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Comedian Josh Widdicombe joins Jon Holmes

Comedian Josh Widdicombe joins Jon Holmes

Comedian Josh Widdicombe joins Jon Holmes

Josh Widdicombe joined Jon Holmes in the studio

The Big Debate on sunsets: 'Trump wants to build a wall around the sun to stop it from setting'

The Big Debate on sunsets: 'Trump wants to build a wall around the sun to stop it from setting'

The Big Debate on sunsets: 'Trump wants to build a wall around the sun'

Today Jon Holmes held a debate on sunsets

Doc Brown on his Stemma Album Tour and working with Ricky Gervais

Doc Brown on his Stemma Album Tour and working with Ricky Gervais

Doc Brown on his Stemma Album Tour and working with Ricky Gervais

The actor and rapper popped by the studio for a chat with Paul Ross

Monday, November 28, 2016

Monday, November 28, 2016

Jon Holmes finds out more about Facebook's alleged censorship software

Jon Holmes finds out more about Facebook's alleged censorship software with talkRADIO's China correspondent

Jon Holmes finds out more about Facebook's alleged censorship software

Facebook has developed censorship software so that it could accomodate China's censorship demands, according to the New York Times

The Big Debate on bruises: 'I don't want to walk around naked holding a bruised burka'

The Big Debate on bruises: 'I don't want to walk around naked holding a bruised burka'

Big Debate: 'I don't want to walk around naked holding a bruised burka'

Today's Big Debate was about bruises

Strictly Come Dancing: 'Ed Balls has a great future in entertainment', says Ann Widdecombe

Strictly Come Dancing: 'Ed Balls has a great future in entertainment', says Ann Widdecombe

'Ed Balls has a great future in entertainment', says Ann Widdecombe

Ed Balls was voted out of Strictly Come Dancing on Sunday

EXCLUSIVE: Ricky Tomlinson to release a song called We Hate Maggie Thatcher

EXCLUSIVE: Ricky Tomlinson to release a song called 'We Hate Maggie Thatcher'

EXCLUSIVE: Ricky Tomlinson to release a song called 'We Hate Maggie Thatcher'

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

Friday, November 25, 2016

Friday, November 25, 2016

Doroteyja and her partner Lorenzo perform in Busker Sessions for Jon Holmes

Doroteyja and her partner Lorenzo perform in Busker Sessions for Jon Holmes

Doroteyja and her partner Lorenzo perform in Busker Sessions for Jon Holmes

They did a beautiful cover of Bon Iver's Skinny Love

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 31

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 31

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 31

'The equivalent of listening to my wife moan' - Time for 'Condescending'

'The equivalent of listening to my wife moan' - it's time for 'Condescending'

'The equivalent of listening to my wife moan' - it's time for 'Condescending'

It's that time of the week when Cornelius gets in a lift and reads about criticism of the Jon Holmes show

The Big Debate on gardens: 'Why is it gardeners get their own question time on radio 4 when plumbers don't?'

The Big Debate on gardens: 'Why is it gardeners get their own question time on Radio 4, when plumbers don't?'

The Big Debate on gardens: 'Why is it gardeners get their own question time?'

Today's big debate was about gardens

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Ronaldo, Ellie Goulding and I'm a Celebrity - It's the showbiz review with talkSPORT's Reece

Ronaldo, Ellie Goulding and I'm a Celebrity - It's the showbiz review with talkSPORT's Reece

Ronaldo, Ellie Goulding and I'm a Celebrity - It's the showbiz review

Jon Holmes was joined by talkSPORT's Reece, who has no knowledge or interest in showbiz, to give him the lowdown on the latest showbiz news

The Big Debate on hoops: 'In Sweden they've injected people with the Hooploa Virus and now people are coughing up hoops'

The Big Debate on hoops: 'In Sweden, they've injected people with the Hooploa Virus and now people are coughing up hoops'

'They inject people with the Hooploa Virus in Sweden, now they're coughing hoops

Today's Big Debate had people going round in circles

The day Prince Harry released turtles into the sea - Jon Holmes talks to the talkRADIO turtle correspondent

The day Prince Harry released turtles into the sea: Jon Holmes talks to the talkRADIO turtle correspondent

Prince Harry releases turtles: Jon Holmes talks to a turtle correspondent

Prince Harry has released five baby turtles back into the sea, after they were first kept safe by conservationists

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Comedian Dan Skinner on how he came up with Angelos and his new tour

Comedian Dan Skinner on how he came up with Angelos and his new tour

Comedian Dan Skinner on how he came up with Angelos and his new tour

Comedian and actor Dan Skinner joined Jon Holmes and revealed more about his latest tour – and how he came up with the character Angelos

The Big Debate: 'The great hairdresser strikes of the 1980s was the last time this country meant something'

The Big Debate: 'The great hairdresser strikes of the 1980s was the last time this country meant something'

'The great 1980s hairdresser strikes was the last time the UK meant something'

Today's Big Debate was about hair

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

The Big Debate on birds: 'Migrant birds have to show their passport before being treated by the RSPB'

The Big Debate: 'Migrant birds have to show their passport before being treated by the RSPB'

'Migrant birds have to show their passport before being treated by the RSPB'

Today's big Debate asked whether we still need birds

Monday, November 21, 2016

Monday, November 21, 2016

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 30

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 30

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 30

The Big Debate on Bags: 'What colour should a bag be? Yes or No?'

The Big Debate on Bags: 'What colour should a bag be? Yes or No?'

The Big Debate: 'What colour should a bag be? Yes or No?'

Today's Big Debate asked if we still need bags

'If Brexit affects online shopping, that'll be a bad thing' – time for more Alco Vox Pops

'If Brexit affects online shopping, that'll be a bad thing' – time for more Alco Vox Pops

'If Brexit affects online shopping, that'll be a bad thing' – Alco Vox Pops

Drunk people share their hard-hitting views on major news stories

Comedian Romesh Ranganathan on writing comedy, his new DVD and what he'll do next

'I can provide joy' – Comedian Romesh Ranganathan on writing comedy, his new DVD and what he'll do next

'I can provide joy' – Romesh Ranganathan on his new DVD

Comedian Romesh Ranganathan joined Jon Holmes and revealed more about comedy writing, his new DVD and his next plans

talkRADIO's emergency busker band give their first ever performance

talkRADIO's emergency busker band give their first ever performance

talkRADIO's emergency busker band give their first ever performance

When last week's busker had a bit of a mishap, the troops were called in

Friday, November 18, 2016

Friday, November 18, 2016

'I can't believe you pay him for that' - It's time for Jon Holmes' 'Condescending'

'I can't believe you pay him for that' - It's time for Jon Holmes' 'Condescending'

'I can't believe you pay him for that' - It's time for 'Condescending'

Jon Holmes sends Cornelius into a lift to read out criticism of the show

'Being cryogenically frozen is just as ethical as any other life-saving treatment', says researcher

Cryogenic freezing unlikely to work for centuries, says researcher

Cryogenic freezing unlikely to work for centuries, says researcher

A 14-year-old girl who died of cancer has been cryogenically frozen in the hope she'll be cured in the future

Paul Ross AND Jon Holmes interview James May about The Grand Tour

James May speaks to Paul Ross AND Jon Holmes about The Grand Tour

James May speaks to Paul Ross AND Jon Holmes about The Grand Tour

The TV presenter popped by the studios for a chat with both our breakfast and afternoon presenters

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Katie Price, Liz Hurley and Leonardo DiCaprio - It's the showbiz news with talkSPORT's Reece

Katie Price, Liz Hurley and Leonardo DiCaprio - It's the showbiz news with talkSPORT's Reece

Katie Price, Liz Hurley and Leonardo DiCaprio - It's the showbiz news

Jon Holmes got the latest news from the world of showbiz with talkSPORT's Reece

The Big Debate on towels: 'You should be allocated Two towels, a flannel and a sponge if you're behaving'

The Big Debate on towels: 'You should be allocated two towels, a flannel and a sponge if you're behaving'

'You should be allocated two towels, a flannel and a sponge if you're behaving'

Today's Big Debate asked if we still need towels

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

The Big Debate on maps: 'Baby maps are called Maplins, and of course show Drumlins, which are baby drums'

The Big Debate on maps: 'Baby maps are called Maplins, and of course show Drumlins, which are baby drums'

'Baby maps are called Maplins, and show Drumlins, which are baby drums'

Today's Big Debate was about maps

'Sting is like a charisma dementor' - Jon Holmes shares his views on Sting

'Sting is like a charisma dementor' - Jon Holmes shares his views on rock legend

'Sting is like a charisma dementor' - Jon Holmes shares his views on rock legend

Jon Holmes shared his views on Sting

Comedian Tom Allen on Bake Off, Edinburgh and his new show

Comedian Tom Allen on Bake Off, Edinburgh and his new show

Comedian Tom Allen on Bake Off, Edinburgh and his new show

Comedian Tom Allen joined Jon Holmes and revealed more about his upcoming show, Bake Off and performing at the Edinburgh Festival

Monday, November 14, 2016

Monday, November 14, 2016

England football manager Gareth Southgate speaks to talkRADIO from inside a Slipknot mosh pit

England boss Gareth Southgate speaks to us from inside a Slipknot mosh pit

Southgate caught up with Toby Gilles from a rather unusual location

Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and the special relationship - Drunk people share their views in Alco Vox Pops

'What position should Donald Trump and Theresa May do their special relationship?': Alco Vox Pops returns

'We have this special relationship, what position should they do it in?'

Drunk people share their views on the election results

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