Matt Gray

Broadcast engineer who dabbles in photography, video and web stuff.

Northerner based in London.

Technical Difficulties Shows


About Matt

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How to land in an emergency

Freddie Mercury Thermometer

Freddie Mercury Thermometer

Chess Clock Jenga

Game Boy Camera Photo Transfer

Sunday 1st February 2015

I've picked up my Game Boy Camera again, and have found a way to get the photos onto my computer.

Read how I transfer my Game Boy Camera photos

View my Game Boy Photo Gallery

How to land a plane in an emergency

Monday 8th September 2014

How possible would it be to land a plane in an emergency? We were given access to a million pound flight simulator in Cambridge to find out thanks to Comic Relief's School of YouTube!

Watch "How to land a plane in an emergency" here!


Monday 30th June 2014

We present Emojli - the emoji-only network.

Register your username now at

Chess Clock Jenga

Friday, 18th April 2014

We've invented a new game: Chess Clock Jenga. It's... well, it's Jenga with a chess clock, but you probably worked that out already.

Watch Chess Clock Jenga

Citation Needed + New Podcasts

Thursday 27th March 2014

The Technical Difficulties team is back, and this time we're playing a new game, Citation Needed, on camera, released to YouTube on Wednesdays.

Also, our usual reverse trivia podcast is back with episodes on Thursdays

Watch and Subscribe to Citation Needed

Listen to the Technical Difficulties Podcast

Can You Cook Bacon Using Hair Curlers?

Sunday 19th January 2014

It's a question that the internet doesn't appear to have sufficently answered - until now!

In this fully scientific experiment, Tom Scott and I find out: Can you cook bacon using hair curlers?

Tom's Language Files

Sunday 29th December 2013

Over the last few months, I've helped Tom Scott film a series of linguistics videos in Youtube Space London. They're made assuming no prior knowledge, so you don't need a degree in linguistics to understand them!

Watch Tom's Language Files

The Guy Who Audio Describes Porn

Monday 29th July 2013

"All popular TV channels are required to have audio-description now. Sooner or later, that's going to get embarrassing. A (safe for work) look into the voiceover gig no one wants."

Another video I've helped Tom Scott make. Watch The Guy Who Audio Describes Porn

The Freddie Mercury Thermometer

Saturday 9th March 2013

The Freddie Mercury Thermometer uses the Queen singer's voice to tell us the temperature.

The Technical Difficulties Podcast

Sunday 17th February 2013

The podcast is now back for it's third run! If you're new to it, and like a combination of toilet humour and trivia then you may enjoy it!

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