In fact, several viewers took to social media to discuss Adam’s new look.
‘Where did his floppy hair go?!,’ wrote one, ‘I honestly didn’t recognise him.’
‘Much prefer his longer style!,’ said a second, while another added: ‘Adam bestie where is your beautiful hair.’
‘I guess there’s no middle ground with Adam Barlow’s hair,’ exclaimed one social media user, while another added: ‘A part of my soul dies every time Adam Barlow cuts his hair.’
Adam bestie where is your beautiful hair #corrie
A part of my soul dies every time Adam Barlow cuts his hair 🙁 #corrie
Adam will be seen on screen once more in tonight’s (November 9) episode of the ITV serial drama, when he issues Daniel Osborne (Rob Mallard) with some advice about his burgeoning relationship with Daisy Midgeley (Charlotte Jordan).
Sam, 36, made his first appearance in Corrie back in 2004, before departing in 2007. He returned to the show nine years later in 2016, and has remained there ever since.
Last year, the actor spoke about the ‘overwhelming’ attention he sometimes receives due to being on such a popular soap.
‘‘This job can be overwhelming because you can’t escape it,’ he said at the time. ‘If you go out for lunch, it’s impossible to have an hour out of the house.
‘The first eighteen months, it was more than ever – camera phones weren’t as common as they are now, but you adapt!’
Coronation Street continues Tuesday November 9 at 8pm on ITV.
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