'Top notch drama from Hagrid and Mrs Weasley' as Robbie Coltrane and Julie Walters star in National Treasure

Robbie Coltrane and Julie Walters have reunited to make a drama about a television presenter accused of rape – but all any Harry Potter fan could think of was think of was why Hagrid was married to Molly Weasley.

Yes that’s right – Julie played Ron Weasley’s formidable mum, while Robbie played loveable giant Hagrid.

It seemed bizarre to some.

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And it was difficult to get over it…

Though others were impressed.

In fact, the whole drama left viewers impressed.

And Hagrid and Molly – that is Julie and Robbie – were a big hit. As Robbie’s character, a beloved TV figure Paul Finchley, reacted with horror to allegations of a rape and proclaimed his innocence: “They think I’m Jimmy f***ing Savile.” His wife was shocked to see the house ransacked.

Four-part drama National Treasure airs on Tuesdays at 9pm on Channel 4.

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