Iconic Designer Vivienne Westwood Believes "Culture Can Save Humanity" in New Original Documentary VIVIENNE WESTWOOD'S LONDON, Jan. 22 on CTV

- The original queen of punk discusses why people need to become more engaged in high culture as she explores her favourite spots in London -

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TORONTO, Jan. 12 /CNW/ - Can culture save humanity? Fashion designer Vivienne Westwood thinks so, and in the new, one-hour, original FashionTelevision documentary VIVIENNE WESTWOOD'S LONDON, she implores viewers to become more passionately engaged in high culture as a means of better understanding the world we live in. In advance of the upcoming Royal Wedding and 2012 Olympic Summer Games, viewers not only travel with the designer to her favourite spots around London, but they also get a glimpse into the mind of one of Britain's most passionate and fascinating figures. Commissioned by Westwood to FashionTelevision, VIVIENNE WESTWOOD'S LONDON premieres Saturday, Jan. 22 at 7 p.m. ET on CTV, with encore presentations Sunday, Jan. 23 at 12 p.m. ET on CTV, Tuesday, Jan. 25 at 8 p.m. ET on E!, and Tuesday, Feb. 1 at 8 p.m. ET on FashionTelevisionChannel (visit CTV.caE! and FashionTelevisionChannel for local listings).

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"Culture is life changing. I think we're in incredible danger of not being cultured enough," said Vivienne Westwood. "In the pursuit of art, you will discover the genius of the human race and you'll start to understand the world you live in."

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Tonia Addison, CTV Inc., 416.384.2194 or tonia.addison@ctv.ca
Shannon Hall, CTV Inc., 416.384.2056 or  shannon.hall@ctv.ca 

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