Hastings turns to Downton Abbey and the Inbetweeners for TV return

The cast of Downton Abbey

The duo will feature in three 30-second car insurance adverts, which will promote the broker's new strapline, refreshingly straightforward insurance. 

The Hastings mascot - modelled as a straight-talking consumer champion - will be voiced by Mr Bonneville, while Mr Buckley, known for loud-mouth Jay from the Inbetweeners, will be the voice of Stephen Seagull.

Hastings group CEO, Gary Hoffman, confirmed: "As one of the fastest growing insurance providers in the UK, it is now fitting for us to

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