Taking to Twitter, fans of the soap have already passed their comment on the surprise news of Summer’s recasting.
One viewer wrote: “Aww, I’m going to miss Matilda Freeman, but looking forward to seeing what Harriet Bibby is like playing the new Summer #Corrie.”
Another posted on the social media platform: “Delighted the wonderful @HarrietBibby has joined the cobbles as ‘Summer’ @itvcorrie.”
Whilst a third commented: “Surprising news, perhaps, but of course I offer all good wishes to young Harriet, and to Matilda in future roles. #TeamCorrie #Corrie #Summer.”
Coronation Street continues Wednesday at 7:30pm on ITV.