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Friday, May 6, 2016

Friday, May 6, 2016

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 7

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 7

Jon Holmes is almost certainly making some kind of radio show

It's busker time! One man, one guitar, one great opportunity

It's busker time! One man, one guitar, one great opportunity

It's busker time! One man, one guitar, one great opportunity

Tony Bowen is this week's studio performer

The Big Debate: Should we get rid of handles?

The Big Debate: Should we get rid of handles?

The Big Debate: Should we get rid of handles?

Jon Holmes asks the latest burning questions

Podcast: Paul Ross Full Set Breakfast

Podcast: Paul Ross Full Set Breakfast - Episode 7

Podcast: Paul Ross Full Set Breakfast - Episode 7

Enjoy all the week's highlights of our early morning show

Using self-defence against bullies could 'escalate the violence', claims martial arts expert Steve Jones

Using self-defence against bullies could 'escalate the violence', claims martial arts expert Steve Jones

Using self-defence against bullies could 'escalate violence', claims expert

Steve Jones on the dangers of fighting fire with fire

'People thought we were dead and buried but there are signs of life' - Norman Lamb MP on the Liberal Democrat election gains

'People thought we were dead and buried but there are signs of life' - Norman Lamb MP on the Liberal Democrat election gains

'There are signs of life' - Norman Lamb on Lib Dem election gains

The MP for Norfolk North is positive about the future following 'green shoot' election results

Nigel Farage has told talkRADIO winning the EU referendum means more to him than UKIP

Nigel Farage: 'Winning EU referendum means more to me than UKIP'

Nigel Farage: 'Winning EU referendum means more to me than UKIP'

MEP for south-east England insists he 'wants his country back'

'Jeremy Corbyn must stay, he's a priceless asset for UKIP!', claims Nigel Farage

'Jeremy Corbyn must stay, he's a priceless asset for UKIP!', claims Nigel Farage

'Jeremy Corbyn must stay, he's a priceless asset for UKIP!', claims Nigel Farage

Party rival offers tongue in cheek defence of the beleaguered Labour leader

'I was very shy, and I still am' - Derren Brown on his career and the opening of his new ride at Thorpe Park

'I was very shy, and I still am' - Derren Brown on his career and the opening of his new ride at Thorpe Park

'I was very shy, and I still am' - Derren Brown on his career

The illusionist is set to launch a new ride at Thorpe Park and he reflects on why he got into magic in the first place

Shazad Latif on Spooks, Penny Dreadful, his £10 phone and getting naked in May!

Shazad Latif on Spooks, Penny Dreadful, his £10 phone and getting naked in May!

Shazad Latif on Spooks, Penny Dreadful, his £10 phone and getting naked in May!

The actor joined Jon Holmes in the studio for a chat

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Adam Buxton

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Adam Buxton - Thursday, May 5

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Thursday, May 5

'BOOOOORIIIING!' (Adam's wife)

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Thursday, May 5, 2016

The Big Debate: Do we need holes?

The Big Debate: Do we need holes?

The Big Debate: Do we need holes?

Jon Holmes wonders if we could just fill them in

Cheese sandwiches and Captain America! Jon chats to another lonely lunch-goer

Cheese sandwiches and Captain America! Jon Holmes chats to another lonely lunch-goer

Cheese sandwiches and Captain America! Jon chats to another lonely lunch-goer

Our afternoon presenter kept a Marvel fan company for lunch today

The Work Experience Gadget Review: Tastemates, Fitbit and tiny engines

The Work Experience Gadget Review: Tastemates, Fitbit and tiny engines

The Work Experience Gadget Review: Tastemates, Fitbit and tiny engines

Jon Holmes finds out about the latest gadgets from the work experience kid

Cartoon Confessions! Are Tom and Jerry really extremists?

Cartoon Confessions! Are Tom and Jerry really extremists?

Cartoon Confessions! Are Tom and Jerry really extremists?

You'd have never thought it

'Constant texting could be construed as an indicator of being uncertain in a relationship' - etiquette expert Rosalinda Randall says we must spend time together

Addicted to your phone? 'Constant texting can cause problems in a relationship' talkRADIO told by etiquette expert

'Constant texting can cause relationship problems' says etiquette expert

Author claims constant communication in your relationship might not be best

'It is education and social policy, with over emphasis on Generation Snowflake: Students are too scared to voice an opinion, claims author Claire Fox afe-guarding' - author Claire Fox claims students are too fearful of challenging ideas

Generation Snowflake: Students are too scared to voice an opinion, claims author Claire Fox

Generation Snowflake: Author Fox says students are too scared to have an opinion

Her new book, 'I Find That Offensive', tackles the idea of people being afraid to challenge opposing views

'He has it in him to make a shift' - Author Michael D'Antonio on Donald Trump's planned election moves after becoming 'presumptive' candidate

Donald Trump campaign: 'It's been a bit of an act - now he'll try to be more like a President'

'Donald Trump? It's been an act so far - now he'll be more like a President'

The unofficial biographer of the 'presumptive' Republican candidate shares his professional insight into what the businessmen will do next in his campaign

'It was doomed from the beginning' - The Sun's former deputy editor Neil Wallis on the closure of New Day

'It was doomed from the beginning' - The Sun's former deputy editor Neil Wallis on the closure of New Day

'It was doomed from the beginning', Neil Wallis on the closure of New Day

Former Deputy Editor of The Sun discusses the future of newspapers

Bold is Beautiful march: 'The girls will be taking over', says Denise Van Outen

'The girls will be taking over' - Denise Van Outen gears up for the Bold is Beautiful march

Bold is Beautiful march: 'The girls will be taking over', says Denise Van Outen

The actress and television presenter will be walking around London to raise money for charity

Government refugee U-turn: David Cameron should NOT be criticised for reversing original decision

Government refugee U-turn: David Cameron should NOT be criticised for reversing original decision

Government refugee U-turn: David Cameron should NOT be criticised

Politics Home reporter John Ashmore says the decision proves the Prime Minister has listened

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Angelos Epithemiou and Barry from Watford

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Angelos Epithemiou and Barry from Watford - Wednesday, May 4

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Wednesday, May 4

'Stick a pencil up there!' (Barry from Watford)

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

The Work Experience Review: Hipster Nonsense

The Work Experience Review: Hipster Nonsense

Who doesn't love man buns and Shoreditch?

Catriona educates Jon Holmes in 'The Work Experience Review: Hipster Nonsense'

The Big Debate: Do we need paths?

The Big Debate: Do we need paths?

The Big Debate: Do we need paths?

Maybe walking through mud and grass would be more fun

Today's work experience task? Steal food from the talkRADIO cafe!

Today's work experience task? Steal food from the talkRADIO cafe!

Today's work experience task? Steal food from the talkRADIO cafe!

What happened when the workie went robbing...?

Data sharing warning: 'People are going to start losing control of their information', claims expert

Data sharing warning: 'People are going to start losing control of their information', claims expert

Data sharing warning: 'People are going to lose control of their information'

Big Brother Watch research director Daniel Nesbitt outlines the dangers

Revealed: The secret to Donald Trump's success in US presidential race

Revealed: The secret to Donald Trump's success in US presidential race

Revealed: The secret to Donald Trump's success in US presidential race

Billionaire businessman is now the 'presumptive' candidate for the Republican nomination after rival Ted Cruz dropped out

May the fourth be with you - Paul Ross and C-3PO celebrate Star Wars day

May the fourth be with you - Paul Ross and C-3PO celebrate Star Wars day

May the fourth be with you - Paul Ross and C-3PO celebrate Star Wars day

Everyone's favourite protocol droid joined our Breakfast show host

New Alzheimer's app 'best option yet' for gathering medical research into the disease, claims expert

New Alzheimer's app 'best option yet' for gathering medical research into the disease, claims expert

New Alzheimer's app 'best option yet' for gathering research into the disease

Tim Parry, Head of Communications at Alzheimer's Research UK, hails the benefits of new navigational game

'The government is failing to prevent people from joining ISIS' - Broadcaster Ajmal Masroor slams the government's measures to combat extremism

'They are failing to prevent people from joining ISIS' - Broadcaster Ajmal Masroor slams the government's efforts to combat extremism

Ajmal Masroor slams the government's efforts to combat extremism

The broadcaster and politician claims current measures are 'failing' to prevent people from joining ISIS

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Your Mum and Thomas

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Your Mum and Thomas - Tuesday, May 3

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Tuesday, May 3

'Without being arrogant, I'm quite intelligent' (Thomas)

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

The Work Experience Music Review: I am the Cold Man, Klangstof and Laurel

The Work Experience Music Review: I am the Cold Man, Klangstof and Laurel

The Work Experience Music Review: I am the Cold Man, Klangstof and Laurel

Take the workie, some new music, add a radio mic, and this is what you get

The Big Debate: Should we ban children?

The Big Debate: Should we ban children?

The Big Debate: Should we ban children?

Perhaps life would be easier if everyone was an adult

'Brave and courageous' - Keith Vaz hails Jeremy Corbyn for launching anti-Semitism inquiry

'Brave and courageous' - Keith Vaz hails Jeremy Corbyn for launching anti-Semitism inquiry

Keith Vaz hails Jeremy Corbyn for launching anti-Semitism inquiry

The MP for Leicester East supports the Labour leader's swift action

Blinds and supplements! Jon Holmes' 'Lonely Lunch Club' is back

Blinds and supplements! Join Jon Holmes in his 'Lonely Lunch Club'

Blinds and supplements! Join Jon Holmes in his 'Lonely Lunch Club'

Myles just can't work out why no one in his office wants to talk to him

Jon Holmes gets the expert view on dealing with 'peeping tom' horses

Jon Holmes gets the expert view on dealing with 'peeping tom' horses

Jon Holmes gets the expert view on dealing with 'peeping tom' horses

Former Metropolitan Police detective Peter Bleksley explains how to stop the creatures from horsing around

Welcome to the Bank of Mum and Dad: Property expert warns teenagers will face stark choices as house prices spiral out of control

Bank of Mum and Dad: Property expert warns teenagers will face stark choices as house prices spiral out of control

The Bank of Mum and Dad: House prices will force teenagers into stark choices

Property expert Louisa Fletcher warns youngsters could have to decide between a degree or a deposit

Kids' Strike: 'We can't condone the action taken today', insists Association of Teachers and Lecturers policy advisor

Kids' Strike: 'We can't condone the action taken today', insists Association of Teachers and Lecturers policy advisor

Kids' Strike: 'We can't condone the action taken today', says Anne Heavey

The policy advisor for the Association of Teachers and Lecturers condemns the actions of parents who are protesting against the SATs tests

'Drug taking is not a major thing, they regard it as normal' - Professor Sue Pryce warns young people don't see the harm in drugs

'Drug taking is not a major thing, they regard it as normal' - Professor Sue Pryce warns young people don't see the harm

'Drug taking is not a major thing' - Young people don't see the harm

After a teenager took an ecstasy tablet and later died, there are fears risks aren't being taken in to consideration by youngsters

'How delightful!' - 'How delightful!' - Basil Brush hails Leicester City's Premier League title win

'How delightful!' - Basil Brush hails Leicester City's Premier League title win

Basil Brush hails Leicester City's Premier League title win

'How delightful!' says Britain's most famous fox

'It puts us on the map again' - Jon Ashworth MP talks about Leicester City FC's historic Premier League win

'It puts us on the map again' - Jon Ashworth MP praises Leicester City's historic Premier League win

Premier League win 'puts us on the map again', says MP for Leicester South

Jon Ashworth couldn't contain his joy at Leicester historic title success and what it will do for the city

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Lazy Journalism and Jobs with Sticks

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Lazy Journalism and Jobs with Sticks - Monday, April 2

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Monday, April 2

'Went and had my dinner, came back and I'm Ken Livingstone!' (Iain)

Monday, May 2, 2016

Monday, May 2, 2016

Do Not Resuscitate orders: 'We train doctors and nurses to have open and honest conversations,' insists Professor Sam Ahmedzhai

Do Not Resuscitate orders: 'We train doctors and nurses to have open and honest conversations', insists Professor Sam Ahmedzai

DNR orders: 'We train doctors and nurses to have open and honest conversations'

Professor Sam Ahmedzai expressed concern about the information provided regarding Do Not Resuscitate orders

'I'm trying to earn the title 100 feet Pete' - Current stinging nettle eating champion aims to beat his record

'I'm trying to earn the title 100 feet Pete' - Current stinging nettle eating world champion aims to beat his record

'I want to be 100 feet Pete' - Nettle eating world champion aims to beat record

Pete Wellman hopes to eat 100 feet of stinging nettles in next month's World Nettle Eating Championship

'Tips should 100 per cent go to the staff', insists restaurant manager Laurie Scott

'Tips should 100 per cent go to the staff', insists restaurant manager Laurie Scott

'Tips should 100 per cent go to the staff', insists restaurant manager

Laurie Scott wholeheartedly agrees with the government's report suggesting employees should keep their tips in full

Kid, kip hooray! Lifestyle coach Francesca Blechner reveals the secrets to a great night's sleep

Kid, kip hooray! Lifestyle coach Francesca Blechner reveals the secrets to a great night's sleep

Kid, kip hooray! Lifestyle coach reveals the secrets to a great night's sleep

Francesca Blechner on what you should do before bedtime

'Blame the parents' - Best-selling author Liz Fraser on children's exam stress

Kids' Strike: 'Blame the parents' - Best-selling author Liz Fraser on children's exam stress

'Blame the parents' - Best-selling author Liz Fraser on children's exam stress

Kids as young as six will be staying away from school tomorrow in protestover tougher SATs

'At one point, I thought I was demonic, possessed' - Former gang member tells of how she escaped from a life of crime

'At one point, I thought I was demonic, possessed' - Former gang member tells of how she escaped from a life of crime

'At one point, I thought I was demonic, possessed', says Tracey Miller

A former gang member tells of how she escaped from a life of crime which nearly claimed her life

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Are prisons too luxurious? Jon Holmes finds out why

Are prisons too luxurious? Jon Holmes finds out the details

Are prisons too luxurious? Jon Holmes finds out the details

A custodial cell was ranked in a poll for best places to stay

What's up, Daniel Greenwood? Another talented busker joins Jon Holmes

What's up, Daniel Greenwood? Another talented busker joins Jon Holmes

What's up, Daniel Greenwood? Another talented busker joins Jon Holmes

The song you need to get ready for the weekend

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Gary and Skip

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Gary and Skip - Friday, April 29

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Friday, April 29

'First there is a mountain, then there is no mountain, then there is' (Donovan)

Friday, April 29, 2016

Friday, April 29, 2016

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 6

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 6

The least worst bits from Jon Holmes's show on talkRADIO

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Massive Racists and Lonely Hearts

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Massive Racists and Lonely Hearts - Thursday, April 28

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Thursday, April 28

'I am a racist...and you can't catch the same cold twice' (Craig)

The Big Debate: Is sleeping a waste of time?

The Big Debate: Is sleeping a waste of time?

The Big Debate: Is sleeping a waste of time?

After the news that slugs haven't been sleeping, Jon Holmes wonders if we should stop too

The Work Experience Film Review: Bastille Day, Miles Ahead and Joy

The Work Experience Film Review: Bastille Day, Miles Ahead and Joy

The Work Experience Film Review: Bastille Day, Miles Ahead and Joy

Barry the workie voices his opinion on this week's hottest movies

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