Jack is back – an update on mugged Cardiff dancer

BERN, SWITZERLAND – Shortly before the holidays the good news made it into the UK press that Jack Widdowson, the 19-year-old British dancer with Bern Ballett, is recovering far better than expected in the hours after a mugging appeared likely to leave him paralyzed for life. Widdowson was attacked in Cardiff, Wales, apparently for the […]

Cathy Marston on Bern:Ballett’s shock over Jack’s attack

BERN, SWITZERLAND – GenevaLunch is posting here a letter received from Cathy Marston, choreographer-director, Bern-Ballett, following our article about a vicious attack on 19-year-old dancer Jack Widdowson in the centre of Cardiff Saturday night 4 November. He remains in critical condition. Art-TV Switzerland shows him performing (at minute 1:08) in this trailer of last week’s […]

Man arrested: Bern dancer critically injured in Cardiff attack (update 3)

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Family and police press conference Tuesday evening 8 November BERN, SWITZERLAND -A 23-year-old man was arrested Wednesday in Broadway, Roath, Cardiff and charged with assault and robbery following an incident in the early hours of Saturday 4 November that left a 19-year-old in critical condition. Jack Widdowson, a member of Bern:Ballett which performs at the […]