Before Capaldi was revealed, Moffat turned a brief talking-head appearance into a case study in time-efficient crassness, as he rebuked the increasing calls for the eponymous Time Lord to become a Time Lady by saying, “I like that Helen Mirren has been saying that the next Doctor should be played by a woman. I would like to go on record that the Queen should be played by a man.”
— Racialicious, “Doctor Who Moves Backwards In Time”
Um. Many men have played British Queens.