Wholehog  (1992)
Flying Pig Systems

Each of the 24 Wholehogs that were built was named and numbered individually. This wonderful list has been gathered from posts on the Flying PIg Systems anniversary Facebook page. 

#01 'Eeny' (Prototype)
#02 'Meeny'
Sold to Meterolites
#03 'Miny'
Sold to Meterolites
#04 'Mo'
Sold to Light & Sound Design for the Grateful Dead tour, along with #07 Dead 
Recently resurfaced after an auction in Kansas City.
#05 'Spotco'
Sold to Opryland, USA, then sold to TMG Production Services in Nashville. The console was damaged in the Nashville floods of 2010, and was sold to AJ Epstein from salvage. 
#06 'Sting'
Sold to US rental firm Upstaging Inc. Used by LD Nick Sholem for Sting's 1993 Ten Summoners Tales tour. Currently at ETC headquarters in Wisconsin
#07 'Dead'
Sold to Light & Sound Design. Used on the Grateful Dead tour along with #04 Mo. 
#08 'Backup'
Sold to Sea World
#09 'May' 
Sold to Laser Design
#10 'Berlin'
Sold to Blackpool (?)
#11 'June'
Alabama theatre console
#12 'Alabama'
Alabama touring console
#13 'Monty'
Sold to Theatre Projects
#14 'Spain'
Sold to Light & Sound Design Ltd in Birmingham, UK. 
#15 'Jostle'
Sold to Peter Gabriel
#16 'Sweet' 
Sold to Sogo Butai in Tokyo, Japan
#17 'Gripper'
Sold to Aukes Theatertechniek, and still in their posession.
#18 'Mince' (shipped 9th August 1993)
Sold to Showtec in Germany. Later owned by Bright in Germany, then sold to Roni Huber. Now in the AED Museum in Belgium. 
#19 'Nerner'
Sold to Theatre Projects. Currently at Claypaky's Museum of Modern Showlighting at Bergamo in Italy. 
#20 'Twenty'
Originally sold to Chris Wickham Productions. The company was acquired by Chaos Visual Productions in 2009, then PRG in 2015. The desk and PC brain is now owned by PRG's Mike Hanson.  
#21 'Widget'
Originally sold to Theatre Projects and first used on Pink Floyd 1994 The Division Bell Tour. 
#22 'Lurch'
#23 'Ninja'
Sold to M B Consultants
#24 'Beaky' 
Sold to Sogo Butai in Japan.

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Extra Information: Lighting Programmer Dave Hills on the Wholehog
Extra Information: Lighting Programmer Richard Knight
Extra Information: Lighting Designer Jon Pollak

See also:


Wholehog 1 Brochure (1993)
[485kb PDF]

Wholehog Handbook 1.09 (1993)
[9.42Mb PDF]
Advert: Wholehog
Advert: Wholehog (March 1994)
Click on thumbnail to enlarge
[112kb  JPEG]
From Lighting & Sound International

Automated Lighting (March 1994)
[10.85Mb PDF]
From Lighting & Sound International

Exhibits in the Backstage Heritage Collection

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