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 11, 2016

Friday, November 11, 2016

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

Friday, October 28, 2016

Friday, October 28, 2016

Rupert Caney performs live in Busker Sessions for Jon Holmes

Rupert Caney performs live in Busker Sessions for Jon Holmes

Rupert Caney performs live in Busker Sessions for Jon Holmes

The singer performed a cover of Drake and Johnny Cash

'You're talking out of your crusty hole' - The Big Debate on crusts

'You're talking out of your crusty hole' - The Big Debate on crusts

Jon Holmes' Big Debate today was about crusts

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 27

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 27

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 27

The world's biggest pear drop - Josh joins the Lonely Lunch Club

The world's biggest pear drop - Josh joins the Lonely Lunch Club

The world's biggest pear drop - Josh joins the Lonely Lunch Club

Jon Holmes invites a new lonely luncher to join his club each day

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Costa, garden rakes and being cockney - Find out more about the winner of The Great British Bake Off

Costa, garden rakes and being cockney - Find out more about the winner of The Great British Bake Off

Costa, garden rakes and being cockney - Find out more about the winner of GBBO

Jon Holmes finds out more about what it's like to be cockney with a pearly king

The Big Debate on waterfalls: 'You don't go to Niagara to see the dribble falls'

The Big Debate on waterfalls: 'You don't go to Niagara to see the dribble falls'

The Big Debate on waterfalls: 'You don't go to Niagara to see the dribble falls'

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

Expanded runways at Luton Airport - Jamie enters the Lonely Lunch Club

Expanded runways at Luton Airport - Jamie enters the Lonely Lunch Club

Expanded runways at Luton Airport - Jamie enters the Lonely Lunch Club

Lonely Lunch Club's latest member was into filing things because that's his job

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

The Big Debate on wings: 'If you took the wings off a plane, it would look like a tampon for a giant robotess'

The Big Debate on wings: 'If you took the wings off a plane, it would look like a tampon for a giant robotess'

'If you took the wings off a plane, it's like a tampon for a giant robotess'

Today's Big Debate was about wings

Videos, pigs and embarrassment - Find out more about Theresa May's Brexit fears

Brexit recordings are massively awkward for Theresa May, says journalist Rupert Myers

Brexit recordings are massively awkward for Theresa May, says journalist

Jon Holmes decided to find out more about the leaked videos of Theresa May expressing her fears over Brexit

Good manners and Justin Bieber - Adam joins the Lonely Lunch Club

Good manners and Justin Bieber - Adam joins the Lonely Lunch Club

Good manners and Justin Bieber - Adam joins the Lonely Lunch Club

Today's lonely luncher joined from a village next to another village where Justin Bieber had a drink the other day

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

The Big Debate on ears: 'Friendship Rainbow Faces was trailed in Sweden and it didn't work'

The Big Debate on ears: 'Friendship Rainbow Faces was trailed in Sweden and it didn't work'

Big Debate: 'Friendship Rainbow Faces was trailed in Sweden and it didn't work'

Today's Big Debate was about ears

An explicit book and a 'juicing bullet' - Eve returns to the Lonely Lunch Club

An explicit book and a 'juicing bullet' - Eve returns to the Lonely Lunch Club

An explicit book and a 'juicing bullet' - Eve returns to the Lonely Lunch Club

Eve, a memorable member of the Lonely Lunch Club, made a glorious return to the club

Technology, blinds and the M25 - Find out more about the third runway at Heathrow

Technology, blinds and the M25 - Find out more about the third runway at Heathrow

Technology, blinds and the M25 - The third runway at Heathrow

Jon Holmes finds out more about the planned third runway at Heathrow Airport

Monday, October 24, 2016

Monday, October 24, 2016

'I will stab myself in the eye with a pencil' - It's time for Alco Vox Pops

'I will stab myself in the eye with a pencil' - It's time for Alco Vox Pops

'I will stab myself in the eye with a pencil' - It's time for Alco Vox Pops

Jon Holmes likes to ask drunk people what they think of the news this week

The Big Debate on jokes: 'They say laughter is the best policy, but it's not, is it? It's antibiotics'

The Big Debate on jokes: 'They say laughter is the best medicine, but it's not, is it? It's antibiotics'

'They say laughter is the best medicine, but it's not, is it? It's antibiotics'

Today's Big Debate was about Jokes

Sofas, TV and migrants - Jon Holmes finds out more about the Calais Jungle camp

Sofas, TV and migrants - Jon Holmes finds out more about the Calais Jungle camp

Sofas, TV and migrants - Jon Holmes finds out more about the Calais Jungle camp

Jon Holmes invited Cornelius to explain more about the Calais Jungle camp

People watching in Hammersmith - Ross enters the Lonely Lunch Club

People watching in Hammersmith - Ross enters the Lonely Lunch Club

People watching in Hammersmith - Ross enters the Lonely Lunch Club

Our newest inductee had a habit of watching people

Friday, October 21, 2016

Friday, October 21, 2016

Norma Jean Martine lights up the studio in Busker Sessions with Jon Holmes

Norma Jean Martine lights up the studio in Busker Sessions with Jon Holmes

Norma Jean Martine lights up the studio in Busker Sessions with Jon Holmes

The singer performed two original songs for our afternoon presenter

The Big Debate on language: 'The Ancient Romans spoke English - we know this from the film Gladiator'

The Big Debate on language: 'The Ancient Romans spoke English - we know this from the film Gladiator'

The Big Debate on language: 'The Ancient Romans spoke English'

Jon Holmes brings a new debate to our attention each day

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 26

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 26

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 26

Karaoke, trains and football - Jackson joins the Lonely Lunch Club

Karaoke, trains and football - Jackson joins the Lonely Lunch Club

Karaoke, trains and football - Jackson joins the Lonely Lunch Club

Jon Holmes inducts a new member into the tupperware hall of despair each day

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Thursday, October 20, 2016

The Big Debate on smoke: 'You can't taste a cloud but you can taste smoke'

The Big Debate on smoke: 'You can't taste a cloud but you can taste smoke'

The Big Debate on smoke: 'You can't taste a cloud but you can taste smoke'

Today's Big Debate was about smoke

Incentives, voting and Ed Balls dancing - Madonna offers a favour for Hillary Clinton voters

Incentives, voting and Ed Balls dancing - Madonna offers a favour for Hillary Clinton voters

Incentives, voting and Ed Balls dancing - Madonna offers a favour for voters

Jon Holmes is keeping up with the latest stories by finding out more about the US presidential elections and Madonna's offer for Hilary Clinton voters

Travel agents, cycle lanes, and Madonna - Dan joins the Lonely Lunch Club

Travel agents, cycle lanes, and Madonna - Dan joins the Lonely Lunch Club

Travel agents, cycle lanes, and Madonna - Dan joins the Lonely Lunch Club

Our latest lonely luncher is a travel agent who's got beef with London cycle lanes

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

The Big Debate on yawning

The Big Debate on yawning

Today's Big Debate was about yawning

Music and expensive china - Dom enters the Lonely Lunch Club

Prawn sandwiches on expensive china - Dom enters the Lonely Lunch Club

Prawn sandwiches on expensive china - Dom enters the Lonely Lunch Club

A music student at Staffordshire University enters the Lonely Lunch Club

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