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Who plays Summer in Coronation Street and how old is actress Harriet Bibby?

Summer is now played by a different actress

Coronation Street character Summer Spellman first appeared in 2017, but who plays her, was she recast and how old is the actress who plays her?

In tonight’s episode of the soap (Wednesday, May 5), Summer goes with Corey, Eli, Kelly and Asha to a wasteland.

When Nina and Seb come along, Eli and Corey began making nasty comments to Nina. Feeling uneasy, Summer leaves.

However after she leaves, the group soon began chasing Nina and Seb and attack them.

Summer in Coronation Street
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Who is Summer Spellman in Coronation Street? 

Summer is the daughter of Billy’s ex-boyfriend Drew Spellman. After Drew died, Summer went to live with Billy, who is her godfather.

Who plays Summer in Coronation Street?

Summer is currently played by 23-year-old actress Harriet Bibby.

Originally Summer was played by Matilda Freeman, who is 16. Matilda played Summer from 2017 until last year, when Harriet took on the role.

Lincolnshire born actress Harriet trained at Arla North. The young actress has had roles in Doctors and Brassic.

She has lived in Wigan for the past four years and recently moved to Manchester.

Why did Matilda Freeman leave Coronation Street?

Matilda chose to leave the role after three years and spoke highly of Harriet.

Speaking about leaving Corrie at the time, Matilda said: “I’d like to say thank you to my second family, the cast, crew and viewers who have supported me during my time on the cobbles.

“After three and a half lovely years I felt it was time for a change and I’m excited to be starting that next chapter with a new role.”

After the recast was announced, Matilda revealed that she has a new role, which she was filming abroad in Cape Town, South Africa.

https://twitter.com/MissArtyM/status/1320999348243746817

Whilst the actress hasn’t gone into detail about her new role, she revealed she is filming in Cape Town, South Africa.

New Summer actress: Who is Harriet Bibby? Where have you seen her before?

Lincolnshire born actress Harriet trained at Arla North. The young actress has had roles in Doctors and Brassic.

I am so thrilled to be joining the cast of Coronation Street.

She has lived in Wigan for the past four years and recently moved to Manchester.

Harriet will play Summer. But how will Summer react to seeing Todd again? (Credit: ITV)

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Speaking about joining the show, she said: “I am so thrilled to be joining the cast of Coronation Street. My family have watched the show for years and I already feel part of the family.

“Matilda has wished me good luck which was lovely. I’m looking forward to bringing Summer’s sass and sparkle to the screen.”

Coronation Street airs on Mondays and Wednesdays 7.30pm and 8.30pm with an hour long episode at 7.30 on Fridays on ITV

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