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, November 25, 2016

Friday, November 25, 2016

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

The Big Debate on the Moon: 'We should crush the moon into dust and build a pub'

The Big Debate on the Moon: 'We should crush the moon into dust and build a pub'

The Big Debate on the Moon: 'We should crush the moon into dust and build a pub'

Today's Big Debate was about whether we still need the moon

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 29

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 29

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 29

Warwick Davis on acting, panto and his new quiz show 'Tenable'

Actor Warwick Davis interviews himself on the Jon Holmes show

Actor Warwick Davis interviews himself on the Jon Holmes show

Warwick Davis joined Jon Holmes and revealed more about his new quiz show on ITV, acting and panto

Friday, November 11, 2016

Friday, November 11, 2016

Polly Money performs live on the Jon Holmes show in Busker Sessions

Polly Money performs live on the Jon Holmes show in Busker Sessions

Polly Money performs live on the Jon Holmes show in Busker Sessions

The singer wowed with her original song Smoke In My Eyes and a cover of Michael Jackson's P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing).

Jon Holmes calls Donald Trump's office from the talkRADIO studio

Jon Holmes calls Donald Trump's office from the talkRADIO studio

Jon Holmes calls Donald Trump's office from the talkRADIO studio

They have M People as their holding music. Weird

The Big Debate on goats: 'The problem with goats is they're too sexy'

The Big Debate on goats: 'The problem with goats is they're too sexy'

The Big Debate on goats: 'The problem with goats is they're too sexy'

Today's big debate was about whether we still need goats

Jenny takes Jon Holmes' End Of The Week Quiz

Jenny takes Jon Holmes' End Of The Week Quiz

Jenny takes Jon Holmes' End Of The Week Quiz

Jon Holmes tested the Canadian on how well she listened to the show this week

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Thursday, November 10, 2016

The Big Debate on milk:

The Big Debate on milk: 'Our prisons are full of milk'

The Big Debate on milk: 'Our prisons are full of milk'

Today's big debate was all about milk

Brad Pitt, Kanye West and being spooned by Trump – The Showbiz news with talkSPORT’s Reece

Brad Pitt, Kanye West and being spooned by Trump – The Showbiz news with talkSPORT’s Reece

Brad Pitt, Kanye West and Donald Trump – The Showbiz news with talkSPORT’s Reece

Reece is a man from off of talkSPORT who has no knowledge of, or interest in, showbiz but he has to do it because of budget constraints

Ball pits, vaping and naked night clubs - It's the hipster work experience review

Ball pits, e-cigs and naked clubbing - It's the hipster work experience review

Ball pits, e-cigs and naked clubbing - It's the hipster work experience review

Jon Holmes was joined by Emma who educated him about the world of a hipster

Jon Holmes gets the latest on the world leaders' reaction to Donald Trump

'Donald Trump should GoPro his awkward meeting with Boris Johnson' says Jon Holmes

'Trump should GoPro his awkward meeting with Boris Johnson' says Jon Holmes

Jon Holmes hears more about what Donald Trump plans in the wake of the election

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - American Election Special

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - American Election Special

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - American Election Special

'Donald Trump will struggle to stay engaged with being president', says Sam Delaney

Donald Trump might quit when it gets boring, says Sam Delaney

Donald Trump might quit when it gets boring, says Sam Delaney

Jon Holmes invited Sam Delaney to reveal his views on Donald Trump as he broadcasts from Washington

The Big Debate US Election Special on the future: 'will we like Fuscia in the future?'

The Big Debate US Election Special: 'will we like Fuscia in the future?'

Big Debate US Election Special: 'Will we like Fuscia in the future?'

In light of Donald Trump becoming elected to the White House, today's debate focused on the future

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

The Big Debate on buttons: 'They changed chocolate buttons to zips and it was just like Toblerone'

The Big Debate on buttons: 'They changed chocolate buttons to zips and it was just like Toblerone'

'They changed chocolate buttons to zips and it was just like Toblerone'

Today's Big Debate was about whether we still need buttons

Marmitegate and Toblerone - Ray joins the Lonely Lunch Club

Marmitegate and Toblerone - Ray joins the Lonely Lunch Club

Marmitegate and Toblerone - Ray joins the Lonely Lunch Club

Our latest Lonely Luncher was a big fan of marmite

Monday, November 7, 2016

Monday, November 7, 2016

Busted on their reunion, new album, and single

Busted on their reunion, new album, and single

Busted on their reunion, new album, and single

The superstar band joined Jon Holmes in the studio

The Big Debate on space: 'There was a trial in Sweden to suck up all the space but then rocks fell on people's heads'

The Big Debate on space: 'There was a trial in Sweden to suck up all the space but then rocks fell on people's heads'

'There was a trial in Sweden to suck up space but then rocks fell on heads'

Today's Big Debate was about space

'The people are absolutely terrified' - Jon Holmes speaks to Mark who's in the USA

US election: 'The people are absolutely terrified' - Jon Holmes speaks to Mark in the US

'The people are absolutely terrified' - Jon Holmes speaks to Mark in the US

Mark revealed more about the atmosphere ahead of the vote

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 28

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 28

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 28

Friday, November 4, 2016

Friday, November 4, 2016

Jem Tyler performs in Busker Sessions with Jon Holmes

Jem Tyler performs in Busker Sessions with Jon Holmes

Jem Tyler performs in Busker Sessions with Jon Holmes

The singer performed his original song Believe and a cover of The Kooks's Naive.

The Big Debate on rooms: 'Rabbits, unlike other animals, need to be the right side in'

The Big Debate on rooms: 'Rabbits, unlike other animals, need to be the right side in'

The Big Debate on rooms: 'Rabbits need to be the right side in'

Today's Big Debate was on rooms

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Friday treats, diets and Blackpool - Hayley joins the Lonely Lunch Club

Birthdays, diets and Blackpool - Hayley joins the Lonely Lunch Club

Birthdays, diets and Blackpool - Hayley joins the Lonely Lunch Club

Jon Holmes inducted another member into his Lonely Lunch Club

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

The Big Debate on bubbles: 'Michael Bublé is made entirely of suds... He's an absolute sud'

The Big Debate on bubbles: 'Michael Bublé is made entirely of suds... He's an absolute sud'

The Big Debate: 'Michael Bublé is made entirely of suds... He's an absolute sud'

Today's Big Debate was about bubbles

Jon Holmes sends Cornelius into 'Prince Harry's loins' to find out more about Meghan Markle romance

Jon Holmes sends Cornelius into 'Prince Harry's loins'

Jon Holmes wanted to find out more about rumours of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Hay baling, foot-dialling, and student paramedics - Hayley joins the Lonely Lunch Club

Hay baling, foot-dialling, and student paramedics - Hayley joins the Lonely Lunch Club

Foot-dialling and hay baling - Hayley joins the Lonely Lunch Club

Our latest Lonely Lunch Club member was a student paramedic in Chester

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Author Ian Rankin on music, Glasgow and Inspector Rebus

Author Ian Rankin on music, Glasgow and Inspector Rebus

Ian Rankin joined Jon Holmes and revealed more about his books and inspiration from Glasgow and music, as well as giving his view on the US presidential election

The Big Debate on temperature: 'The temperature row led to the riots between bears and police in the 80s'

The Big Debate on temperature: 'The temperature row led to the riots between bears and police in the 80s'

'The temperature row led to the riots between bears and police in the 80s'

Today's big debate was about temperature

'Donald Trump is an extremely smart man, he’s gracious and well spoken'

Critics who call Donald Trump sexist and bigoted don't know the real man, says commentator Charlie Wolf

'Donald Trump is an extremely smart man, he’s gracious and well spoken'

Political commentator Charlie Wolf joined Jon Holmes and revealed his views on the presidential election

Monday, October 31, 2016

Monday, October 31, 2016

'I don't believe in aeroplanes' - It's Jon Holmes' Alco Vox Pops

'I don't believe in aeroplanes' - It's Jon Holmes' Alco Vox Pops

'I don't believe in aeroplanes' - It's Jon Holmes' Alco Vox Pops

Jon Holmes asked for the views of those who were drunk

The Big Debate on chains: 'ghosts could rattle a bag full of chewits'

The Big Debate on chains: 'ghosts could rattle a bag full of chewits'

The Big Debate on chains: 'ghosts could rattle a bag full of chewits'

Today's Big Debate was all about chains

Looking for jobs on Halloween - Jordan enters the Lonely Lunch Club

Looking for jobs on Halloween - Jordan enters the Lonely Lunch Club

Looking for jobs on Halloween - Jordan enters the Lonely Lunch Club

Our latest member left his job because he wasn't being paid his full dues

Equality, rituals and cats - Jon Holmes celebrates Halloween by talking to a witch

Equality, rituals and spells - Jon Holmes celebrates Halloween with a witch

Jon Holmes celebrates Halloween by talking to a witch

Jon Holmes finds out more about what it's like to be a witch

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