Coronation Street has confirmed that Harriet Bibby’s first scenes as Summer Spellman will air tonight (November 20)

The newcomer was unveiled as a summer newcomer recently after former actress Matilda Freeman left her role earlier this year

Harriet’s first appearance on tonight’s show comes as her character returns from her grandmother’s house, where she reunites with Todd Grimshaw

However, tensions run high between Billy and Paul over Todd’s return, and the arrival of summer is about to complicate matters, especially as she struggles to forgive Todd for abandoning her and Billy

“I am delighted to be joining the cast of Coronation Street,” Harriet once said “My family has been watching the show for years and I already feel part of the family

“Matilda wished me luck which was lovely! I can’t wait to make Summer sass shine and sparkle on screen”

Matilda said of her release: “I want to thank my second family, the cast, crew and viewers who supported me during my time on the cobblestones

“After three and a half beautiful years, I felt it was time for a change and I am delighted to start this next chapter with a new role”

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