Romford M&S's TikTok stars have returned with a Christmas single - and it has already hit number one.

Romford-made single "Maybe This Christmas Time", written and performed by Jack Brooker, Team Romford frontman, hit top spot on the iTunes charts, Marks and Spencer announced yesterday (November 27).

The single, which features former England international Peter Crouch in the music video, reached number one within two hours of it being released.

"I just honestly can’t believe it, it’s a dream come true," Jack said. "Everyone in Romford is absolutely buzzing and I know M&S colleagues across the country will be too."

Mr Crouch, also a M&S Food Ambassador, added: "Absolutely thrilled to feature in Team Romford’s Christmas single this year – all thanks to Jack who wrote us in."

Team Romford released a Christmas song in 2021 and were involved in a series of TikTok videos, before following it up last year. 

Dance group Diversity also featured in the latest music video, which was released on TikTok.

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@perri.kiely @Marks and Spencer Romford dropping an absolute tune. Download on iTunes tomorrow. In support of @YoungMindsUK #AD ♬ Maybe this Christmas time - Team M&S Romford

In the music video are ten Marks and Spencer colleagues from ten other UK stores.

M&S Romford is one of over 600 shops in the country.

Jack, visual merchaniser at M&S Romford, was joined by colleagues from stores across the UK, including branches in Lisburn, Devizes and Stratford.

"Coming together with my colleagues from all walks of life, has been a real highlight this year, and is exactly what Christmas is all about – togetherness," he said.

Jack added that every penny raised will to mental health charity YoungMinds, a cause he said was close to his heart.

Tom Madders, YoungMinds communications director, said: “Record numbers of young people need support for their mental health, with many facing long waits for help.

"We want to thank M&S Team Romford and friends for supporting YoungMinds this Christmas and showing young people’s mental health matters,” Mr Madders added.