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 20, 2017

Friday, January 20, 2017

Donald Trump Inauguration: Jon Holmes get the latest updates from US correspondent Bernard Rush

Donald Trump Inauguration: Jon Holmes get the latest updates from US correspondent Bernard Rush

Donald Trump Inauguration: Jon Holmes get the latest updates from US reporter

Our presenter spoke to Bernard Rush, who was 'live' from the ground in Washington D.C.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Donald Trump, Big Brother and the Kardashians - It's the showbiz news with talkSPORT's Reece

Donald Trump, Big Brother and the Kardashians - It's the showbiz news with talkSPORT's Reece

Donald Trump, Big Brother and the Kardashians - It's the showbiz news

Jon Holmes believes it’s important to find out about the world of showbiz news, so invited talkSPORT’s Reece to tell him all about it

After a mix up, Jon Holmes finds out more about Doctor Who's Davros

After a mix-up, Jon Holmes finds out more about Doctor Who's Davros

After a mix-up, Jon Holmes finds out more about Doctor Who's Davros

Jon Holmes wanted to find out more about Theresa May's speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos, however that didn't quite happen

The Big Debate on coughing:

The Big Debate on coughing: 'I'd never cough on a fly'

The Big Debate on coughing: 'I'd never cough on a fly'

Today's Big Debate was about coughing

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Richard Gadd on his comedy show Monkey See Monkey Do

Richard Gadd on his comedy show Monkey See Monkey Do

Richard Gadd on his comedy show Monkey See Monkey Do

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

The Big Debate on pregnancy:

The Big Debate on pregnancy: 'Now we're out of the EU, the law preventing men becoming pregnant will be abolished'

'Now we're out of the EU, laws preventing male pregnancy will be abolished'

Today's Big Debate was about pregnancy

Jon Holmes challenges Toria to play Dead or Alive

Jon Holmes challenges Toria to play Dead or Alive

Jon Holmes challenges Toria to play Dead or Alive

Toria had the chance to win some meat

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Comedian Suzi Ruffell on being working class, women and kicking off a show

Comedian Suzi Ruffell on being working-class, women and kicking off a show

Comedian Suzi Ruffell on being working-class, women and kicking off a show

Comedian Suzi Ruffell joined Jon Holmes to discuss her new show Common

The Big Debate on teeth: 'Teeth are the stalactites and stalagmites of the mouth, discovered by early mouth explorers'

Teeth are the mouth's stalactites and stalagmites, discovered by early explorers

Today's Big Debate was about teeth

Theresa May's speech has changed little, says journalist Sean Dilley

Theresa May's speech is nothing more than playground politics, journalist tells Jon Holmes

Theresa May's speech is just playground politics, journalist tells Jon Holmes

Sean Dilley says Mrs May's speech doesn't really change anything, despite the hype

Monday, January 16, 2017

Monday, January 16, 2017

Comedian Brennan Reece on stand up, Blue Monday and winning English Comedian of the Year

Comedian Brennan Reece on stand up and winning English Comedian of the Year

Comedian Brennan Reece on stand up and winning English Comedian of the Year

Comedian Brennan Reece joined Jon Holmes to discuss, well, loads of things

The Big Debate on footprints: 'We should pick up footprints in little bags like dog mess'

The Big Debate on footprints: 'We should pick up footprints in little bags like dog mess'

Big Debate: 'We should pick up footprints in little bags like dog mess'

Today's Big Debate was about footprints

'Michael Gove's face looks like a mixture of playdough and kinetic sand', says Jon Holmes

'Michael Gove's face looks like a mixture of playdough and kinetic sand', says Jon Holmes

'Michael Gove's face looks like playdough', says Jon Holmes

Jon Holmes opened his show with a discussion about Blue Monday and the things that can cheer us up today

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

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