|Does the TARDIS need a woman's touch?|
“I would like to play the new female Doctor Who. I don’t want to just be his sidekick.”If she wants the title role, that eliminates the 66-year-old actress as a competitor for taking over as The Doctor's companion when Amy Pond leaves the show. Mirren also would make history as the first female doctor.
First, of course, there's the matter of Matt Smith, the current doctor, who does not appear to be going anywhere soon.