The Hatton Garden ITV play that was scheduled to air before Christmas has been deferred in foster of Bancroft.
The four-part drama, starring Timothy Spall, was ostensible to kick off on Monday 11 December.
However, ITV1 shifted its schedules and instead changed investigator play Bancroft into its place.
Now, Hatton Garden will air in 2018, ITV has said.
It will request the famous £14million Hatton Garden trinket heist which took place in Apr 2015.
The four-parter will tell the story of how the men pulled off the desirous heist and how the squad meticulously designed to dig the safe of the Hatton Garden Safety Deposit Company.
It will also strew light on tensions among the group, the detriment of livelihoods suffered by the box holders and the formidable police operation that prisoner the gang.
Also starring are Kenneth Cranham, Brian F O’Byrne, it is helmed by acclaimed BAFTA winning screenwriter Jeff Pope and consecrated by ITV’s Head of Drama, Polly Hill.
Pope, Head of Factual Drama at ITV said: ‘This is one of the many high-profile crimes of the last decade and we wanted to know what had happened – and because it had happened.
‘The investigate threw up some fascinating fact and blew divided many of the misconceptions about this story.
‘It was not about a garland of ‘loveable old blokes’, many box holders lost all in the raid and we will simulate this. But the formulation was crafty and the characters concerned unique.’
An ITV orator said: ‘We have rescheduled Hatton Garden, which will now be promote next year.’
Bancroft, starring Sarah Parish, was set to air on ITV Encore.