Downton Abbey release Christmas album

The cast of ITV's hit drama Downton Abbey. Credit: ITV/Downton Abbey

Fans of ITV period drama Downton Abbey can now purchase a Christmas album.

'Christmas At Downton Abbey' will feature a festive version of the show's theme tune as well as traditional hymns and carols.

Members of the cast also perform on the album, with Jim Carter, who plays butler Charles Carson, presenting a spoken word version of T'was The Night Before Christmas.

Elizabeth McGovern - Cora, Countess of Grantham - and Julian Ovenden, who plays Charles Blake, also feature.

The 45-track album is due to be released on November 10.