Swingometer | Remembering election nights with the pollster's favourite pendulum
Left to right: commentators David Butler, RB McCallum and Chester Wilmot in a television studio at Alexandra Palace during the general election. A caption painter can be seen in the background. The swingometer was not used until 1955.
Noises off fail to dent David Butler's delivery.
Painting in a late swing.
Sue Lawley with election results for London and the South East.
Swingometer banter from 1979 with the irrepressible Bob McKenzie.
Portrait of a swingometer pioneer.
The king of the swingometer remembered by friends, colleagues, politicians and pundits.
The swingometer goes large for 1992.
Peter Snow drives the graphics for the 1997 election.
A virtual swingometer for Peter Snow in 2005.
Images from inside the BBC during Britain's general elections.
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