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.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Thursday, December 22, 2016

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

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

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